- band keratopathy n calcium deposition in Bowman's membrane and the stroma of the cornea that appears as an opaque gray streak and occurs in hypercalcemia and various chronic inflammatory conditions of the eye
* * *the deposition of calcium in the superficial layers of the cornea, usually as a horizontal band starting peripherally and moving centrally. It is associated with chronic eye disease, e.g. chronic uveitis.
* * *band-shaped keratopathy a degenerative condition in which a gray band develops axially from the limbus at the level of Bowman membrane into the exposed part of the cornea in the palpebral aperture.
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