Eye
Cornea
Actinic band keratopathy


Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Minor changes: 27 June 2020

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PubMed Search: Actinic keratopathy

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Actinic band keratopathy. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyecorneaactinicband.html. Accessed September 24th, 2020.
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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