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”
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”