White Spots in Vision

What is asteroid hyalosis? Asteroid hyalosis (AH) happens when calcium and lipids, or fats accumulate in the fluid between your eye’s retina and lens, vitreous humor. What are the symptoms? The main symptom of AH is the appearance of small white spots in your field of vision. What causes it? Doctors aren’t exactly sure whyContinue reading “White Spots in Vision”

Stars at night

asteroid hyalosis A benign condition that creates suspended particles within the eye’s vitreous.   This can be seen during a dilated eye examination. These yellowish particles made of fats (lipids) rarely interfere with vision or cause symptoms. The particles move within the eye’s gel-like vitreous and resemble stars at night. The condition is not well understood,Continue reading “Stars at night”