arcus senilis

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a whitish deposit in the shape of an arc that is sometimes seen in the cornea


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For arcus senilis, corneal scars, corneal infiltrates, abnormal corneal shape/size, e.
He says he's generally taken care of his health after being told by a doctor at the age of 27 that he had an arcus senilis, a white ring around the cornea which can indicate a raised cholesterol level.
A He may have noticed something called arcus senilis - a white ring round the edge of the cornea (the clear part of the eye) which is formed by fat deposits.