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MEDICAL SCIENCE - RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 14-15

Significance of corneal arcus


Department of Ophthalmolgy, Sree Balaji Medical College, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. P Arun Subhash Reddy
Department of Ophthalmolgy, Sree Balaji Medical College, Chromepet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-7406.155765

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The corneal arcus consists of cholesterol, phospholipids and triglycerides. As serum triglyceride is one of the accurate of lipid metabolic state, greater importance was given, and it was found to be elevated in 72% of patients and a positive correlation with increasing age. This suggests a strong correlation between impairment of lipid metabolism and incidence of corneal arcus.


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