When the pressure in the eye is high due to glaucoma or other causes, sometimes the cornea can be hazy. If the pressure is lowered, the cornea usually becomes clear again and small ‘cracks’ on the inside surface of the cornea form. These cracks are called Haab’s Striae and do not usually affect vision.
hobbs corneal cracks
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