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Question:
Can a Hollenhorst plaque be dissolved or removed from your eye?

Answer:
A Hollenhorst plaque is a piece of calcific or cholesterol material than causes the blockage of a small artery in your retina. There are no approved techniques to dissolve or remove these. In addition, most often the damage from the blockage has already occurred by the time the plaque is noticed.

Answered by: Paul Sternberg Jr., MD Dr. Paul Sternberg

Categories: Eye Conditions

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Answered: Oct 22, 2013

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