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Question:
I see a ring in my cornea that looks like crystals. What is it? I only see it when the sun illuminates it from the side.

Answer:
You can have a ring of cholesterol deposition in the peripheral cornea which is not pathologic. I would still see an eye doctor to confirm this.

Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MDDr. Jeffrey Whitman

Categories: Eye Conditions

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Answered: Apr 04, 2013

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