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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Severe asteroid hyalosis obscured the fundus OD in 1 eagle (Fig 5).
In 1 geriatric bird that lacked a menace response bilaterally, severe unilateral asteroid hyalosis prevented visualization of the fundus OD, which could explain the absent menace response in that eye.
By far the most common cause of crystalline deposits in the vitreous gel is asteroid hyalosis (Figure 1).
If the complaint is of chronic, troublesome floaters, for example a patient with marked vitreous condensation, or severe asteroid hyalosis, then a routine referral may be made for consideration of vitrectomy surgery.
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).