Eye
Cornea
Actinic band keratopathy

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 1 May 2018, last major update October 2013

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PubMed Search: Actinic keratopathy

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Cornea: actinic band keratopathy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyecorneaactinicband.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
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