What is asteroid hyalosis? Asteroid hyalosis (AH) is a degenerative eye condition marked by a buildup of calcium and lipids, or fats, in the fluid between your eye’s retina and lens, called the vitreous humor. These usually don’t affect your vision!
Asteroid hyalosis is a common condition in which calcium-lipid complexes are suspended throughout the collagen fibrils of the vitreous.
Asteroid hyalosis is a degenerative condition of the eye involving small white opacities in the vitreous humor.
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”