Senile Scleral Plaque

 

  • Normally occur in elderly people (after age 70).
  • Previously regarded as a focal hyalinization of the sclera.

Clinical features:

  • Symptoms: have no clinical significance
  • Signs:
    • Bilateral, symmetric, sharply demarcated vertically ovoid, or sometimes rectangular zones of increased scleral translucency
    • Commonly situated just in front of the medial and lateral recti
    • It may undergo calcification and become opaque white