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  • After fusion the mass solidifies to a transparent vitreous solid which dissolves readily in water to form boric acid (q.v.); it is exceedingly hygroscopic and even on standing in moist air becomes opaque through absorption of water and formation of boric acid.
  • It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.
  • The condition is caused by blood vessels growing into the vitreous, which is followed later by fibrosis.
  • The materials used for the cistern remained the same, although some tanks were made of vitreous china.
  • ICCE surgery has more complications related to vitreous disturbance (i.e., cystoid macular edema, retinal detachment and corneal decompensation) than ECCE.

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