Specialist Eye surgery in Windsor and Reading
Andrew Pearson MA MRCP FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Band Keratopathy


Calcium is deposited in the superficial layers of the cornea, often for no apparent reason or in response to persistent intra-ocular inflammation, a high circulating calcium level or lack of pressure within the eye

Clinical Features

A painless white-yellow band appears horizontally across the cornea
Vision becomes impaired


See ophthalmologist if vision is affected or cosmesis poor
The calcium can be removed mechanically, chemically or by laser


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  • Grey calcium deposit in cornea with band keratopathy
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