Eye
Cornea
Actinic band keratopathy


Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Revised: 27 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Actinic keratopathy

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Cornea: actinic band keratopathy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyecorneaactinicband.html. Accessed June 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Extensive solar elastosis in superficial layers of corneal collagen in band-like area of interpalpebral fissure
  • Due to chronic high levels of ultraviolet light
Gross description
  • Yellow due to solar elastosis
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