Eye Care > Diseases of the Eye > Neovascularization
What is Neovascularization?
New (neo) blood vessel growth (vascularization) on the cornea. Often caused by contact lens complications. The blood vessels in this photograph (arrows) are abnormal in size, shape, and location, indicating corneal neovascularization.
Illustrations by Mark Erickson
With acknowledgement to St. Lukes Eye Hospital.