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What is Benson disease?

What is Benson disease?

  • Benson disease: A degenerative eye disorder characterized by white opacities (deposits of fatty calcium globules) in the part of the eye called the vitreous humor. The condition is usually asymptomatic with vision impairment occurring only rarely.

Benson disease: Introduction

Types of Benson disease:

Broader types of Benson disease:

Who gets Benson disease?

Gender Ratio for Benson disease: male predominance

What causes Benson disease?

Causes of Benson disease: see causes of Benson disease

What are the symptoms of Benson disease?

Symptoms of Benson disease: see symptoms of Benson disease

Onset of Benson disease: usually over 60 years of age

Benson disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Benson disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Benson disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Benson disease: Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Benson disease.
Treatments for Benson disease: see treatments for Benson disease

Name and Aliases of Benson disease

Main name of condition: Benson disease

Other names or spellings for Benson disease:

asteroid bodies of the vitreous, asteroid hyalites, snowball opacities of the vitreous


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