Cite this page: Pernick N. Lens and vitreous: vitreous humor pathology. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelensvitreouspathology.html. Accessed February 20th, 2020.
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