Posterior Vitreous Detachment

From All About Vision In most cases, posterior vitreous detachment is caused by normal aging changes in the eye. With time, the vitreous contracts or shrinks, and also becomes less like a gel and more like a liquid (a process called vitreous syneresis). When this occurs, the vitreous and collagen fibers within it, pull away fromContinue reading “Posterior Vitreous Detachment”

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”