William is a 25 year old builder who presents with a several week history of noticing his right eye looking unusual. He has no past medical history and has recently moved to England 6 months ago from Dubai. Apart from the eye looking a little strange he has no visual problems and is asymptomatic. On examination you see a pinkish triangular tissue growth on the right cornea which you are confident is a Pterygium.
You go on to discuss management. Which one of the following statements about management is most correct?