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Question:
I am a 58-year-old female and have noticed a milky crescent on the upper portion of my iris. What is this an indication of?

Answer:
There are a variety of deposits that can build up in the eye. The most common deposits include cholesterol, calcium, and deposits that result from using various medications. You should see an eye doctor to figure out the cause of these deposits and determine if any treatment is needed.

Answered by: Omar R. Chaudhary, MD Dr. Omar R. Chaudhary

Categories: Eye Conditions

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Answered: May 10, 2014

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