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asteroid hyalosis


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1. a degenerative condition, formerly known as asteroid hyalitis, in which tiny deposits of calcium are suspended in the vitreous humour. They are more commonly seen in the elderly and usually cause no decrease in vision. 2.see synchysis scintillans.

1. a degenerative condition, formerly known as asteroid hyalitis, in which tiny deposits of calcium are suspended in the vitreous humour. They are more commonly seen in the elderly and usually cause no decrease in vision. 2.see synchysis scintillans.

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