Sentence Examples


  • Exposure to high levels of ultraviolet light can cause many eye problems, including cataracts, photokeratitis (snow-blindness), pingueculae (an irritating growth), and pterygium (another type of growth).
  • Pterygium Inversum Ungius: This condition causes the hyponychium (the soft skin that lies directly under the free edge of the nail) to grow forward with the fingernail.
  • A lesser known consequence to UV rays is Pterygium, but it's every bit as dangerous as its better known disease counterparts.
  • More to the point, sunshine has been linked to macular degenerative disease, eyelid cancer, pterygium and keratitis.
  • Pterygium: Pterygium occurs when the skin behind the cuticle begins to advance over the nail plate.