There are several signs and descriptions in Ophthalmology that are derived from astronomical names.
The following list is a collection of all such astronomical signs and descriptions in Ophthalmology.
|Sunset sign on slit lamp examination||Inferior subluxation of lens|
|Sunset sign on external examination||Sinking look of eyes in infantile hydrocephalus due to upgaze paresis|
|Satellite lesions on slit lamp examination||Dry looking corneal ulcer with satellite lesions in surrounding cornea in fungal keratitis|
|Satellite lesions on fundus examination||Newactive necrotising retinitis adjacent to old scars in toxoplasmosis|
|Asteroid hyalosis||Round yellow white calcium globules in vitreous|
|Sunburst lesion||Pigmented black patch in retina as seen in resolved haemorrhage|
|Macular star||Star shaped exudation around macula in hypertensive retinopathy, neuroretinitis, diabetes etc|
|Macular hole||Defect of foveal retina involving its full thickness|
|Pie in the sky||Superior quadrantanopsia in temporal lobe lesion|
|Telescopic Vision||also called Tunnel vision, seen in advanced filed loss as in Advanced Glaucoma, Retinitis pigmentosa|
Do let us know in the comments if we missed any such ophthalmic entities that derive their name from astronomy.
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