Cite this page: Pernick, N. Lens and vitreous: vitreous humor pathology. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelensvitreouspathology.html. Accessed January 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
- Hemorrhage (from trauma or retinal neovascularization) causes opacification
- Calcium soaps produce particulate matter called asteroid hyalosis since resembles stars when viewed with ophthalmoscope
- Amyloid deposits may reduce vision significantly
- Age related collapse may product floaters or detachment from neurosecretory retina