Spheroidal Degeneration

Eldressi, Rana Abdallah (2018-06-30)

Spheroidal degeneration ( Corneal elastosis, Labrador keratopathy, Climatic droplet keratopathy and Bietti nodular dystrophy ) is a bilateral degenerative condition of unknown cause which typically occur in men whose working lives are spent outdoors. The main postulated predisposing factor is ultraviolet exposure since severity correlated closely with the length of time spent outdoors. The condition is relatively innocuous although visual impairment may occur rarely


The aim of this study to identify the effect of directly exposed to sun rays specially with how is outdoor worker to recognize the effect may occur in anterior segment of the eye, and we well discuss in details how it occur, stages, management and protection tools.

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