hyalosis

hyalosis

 [hi″ah-lo´sis]
degenerative changes in the vitreous humor.
asteroid hyalosis the presence of spherical or star-shaped opacities in the vitreous humor.

hy·a·lo·sis

(hī'ă-lō'sis),
Degenerative changes in the vitreous body.
[hyalo- + G. -osis, condition]

hyalosis

/hy·a·lo·sis/ (hi″ah-lo´sis) degenerative changes in the vitreous humor.
asteroid hyalosis  the presence of spherical or star-shaped opacities in the vitreous humor.

hy·a·lo·sis

(hī'ă-lō'sis)
Degenerative changes in the vitreous body.
[hyalo- + G. -osis, condition]

hyalosis

degenerative changes in the vitreous humor.

asteroid hyalosis
the presence of spherical or star-shaped opacities in the vitreous humor.
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Silicone IOLs also exhibit a rare association with calcification of the optic and are thus contraindicated in patients with asteroid hyalosis.
Whether or not to replace a removed lens and the anatomic location of the new lens are decided based on surgeon experience, patient age, the condition of the posterior capsule, and the patient's other ocular pathologies (glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, asteroid hyalosis, low endothelial cell count, increased corneal thickness).
Light rays from OCT can reasonably penetrate mild ocular media opacities like cataract, posterior capsular opacification, vitreous hemorrhage, asteroid hyalosis and vitritis.
One eye had asteroid hyalosis noted before injection at the time of initial examination.
26%) were retinal detachment with vitreous haemorrhage (Fig 4) while asteroid hyalosis (Fig.
By far the most common cause of crystalline deposits in the vitreous gel is asteroid hyalosis (Figure 1).
They found that out of 73 scans performed, 48 eyes had vitreous haemorrhage 22 eyes showed inflame action in the vitreous and 3 eyes had asteroid hyalosis out of 48eyes with vitreous haemorrhage, 34% had posterior segment pathology.
Another less common ageing change in the vitreous gel is asteroid hyalosis, in which calcium salts are found in (usually) one eye.
In addition, asteroid hyalosis is also more common in this group (Figure 1).