Usually no treatment is needed. Lubrication with artificial tears, and sometimes the temporary use of mild steroid eye drops can be helpful. Rarely, the growth may need to be removed if you have discomfort or for cosmetic reasons.
This condition is non-cancerous (
The pingeucula may grow over the cornea and impair vision.
Calling your health care provider
Call for an appointment with your health care provider if the size, shape, or color of a pinguecula changes.