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What causes a blue grey ring around the outter edge of eye?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience in Ophthalmology
Arcus senilis: Arcus senilis is a blue gray ; white arc or ring that forms around the cornea of the eye. It is very common in older adults. It can be associated with a higher than normal blood cholesterol level (so check that out) but can be a genetic variation also; it does not cause problems with vision and does not need treatment.
Answered on Oct 12, 2018
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