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Stars on a clear night!

𝐀𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐨𝐢𝐝 𝐇𝐲𝐚𝐥𝐨𝐬𝐢𝐬⁣




- Calcium- lipid complexes suspended throughout collagen fibrils of vitreous⁣ - Small white rounded structures - stains with alcian blue and stains for neutral fats, phospholipids, calcium - Metachromatic and birefringent⁣ - Unilateral⁣ - Obscures fundus visualisation but no visual impairment⁣ - Moves with vitreous structures and returns to original position on eye movement⁣ - Strongly and directly correlated with ageing and inversely correlated with posterior vitreous detachment⁣ - Associated with diabetes and hypercholesterolemia⁣ - Maybe associated with hypertension, hypercalcemia, hyperphosphatemia, gout, hyperopia, alcohol consumption, RP⁣ - B scan:⁣ Moderate to high amplitude point spikes which are separated from the PVD by a clear space⁣ Image from Rajan Eye Care Hospital #ophthalmology #ophthal #asteroidhyalosis #vitreous #doctor #health #medical #vision #education #optometry #medicalstudent #optometrist #medicine #eye #ophtho #ophthalmologist #ophthalmo #med #medicaleducation #ophthalmologyresident #ophthalmologyresidency

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