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28 Possible Causes for Myopia Apparent with Age

  • Coronary Cataract

    Although the fainter yellow coloration occurs in practically all persons of great age especially those with senile myopia, welldeveloped cataracta brunescens and nigra, according[embryology.med.unsw.edu.au] They were able to extract a yellow pigment which they called "lentiflavin⠝ and which apparently differs from the pigment in cataracta brunescens and nigra.[embryology.med.unsw.edu.au]

  • Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy Type 2

    ICD-9: 757.1 ONSET AND PROGRESSION Developmental delays usually become apparent during the first 2 years of life. Spasticity is almost always present by age 2 years.[secure.ssa.gov] […] speech; delayed motor development; abnormal muscle stiffness (spasticity); seizures; glistening white dots at the back of the eye (retina); ichthyosis ; and nearsightedness (myopia[secure.ssa.gov]

  • Esophoria

    His history includes a father with apparently pathological myopia.[privateeyeclinic.com] He started wearing glasses about age 20, and progressed very quickly until 30, and then started having base out prism prescribed.[privateeyeclinic.com]

  • Hypertelorism

    The patient to be described shows hypertelorism, high arched palate and cryptorchidism, associated with myopia and an iris anomaly; the last association apparently has not[healio.com] Case Report The patient, at the age of 11 years, was first seen by the author in February 1968.[healio.com]

  • Stickler Syndrome

    The first signs usually become apparent during early adolescence, but onset can be as early as age two years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] High-grade myopia is a refractive error greater than or equal to 6 diopters.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Myopia

    It is therefore reasonable to assume that the early-onset high myopia apparent before age 11 is predominantly classical genetic high myopia, whereas that which appears after[crstodayeurope.com] […] by around age 11 to 13.[crstodayeurope.com] […] of a child who first becomes myopic around age 6, with the progression rates defined by Sankaridurg and Holden, 4 children will start to pass a -6.00 D threshold for high myopia[crstodayeurope.com]

  • Diomedi-Bernardi-Placidi Syndrome

    ICD-9: 757.1 ONSET AND PROGRESSION Developmental delays usually become apparent during the first 2 years of life. Spasticity is almost always present by age 2 years.[secure.ssa.gov] […] speech; delayed motor development; abnormal muscle stiffness (spasticity); seizures; glistening white dots at the back of the eye (retina); ichthyosis ; and nearsightedness (myopia[secure.ssa.gov]

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity

    Myopia or short sightedness and squint can normally be corrected with glasses. Vision problems due to brain injury may be severe, and are then apparent at an early age.[rnib.org.uk]

  • Myopia

    Another large-scale population-based study in urban Americans aged 40 years or above also showed apparent decline in prevalence of myopia with increased age in females of[doi.org] […] adults aged 43–54 years to 25.1% in adults aged 55–64 years, further decreased to 14.8% in the 65-to-74-year age group, and then slightly decreased to 14.4% among individuals aged[doi.org]

  • Wagner Disease

    Patients can present cataract and mild to moderate myopia. The frequency of additional eye phenotypes increases with age.[medmolgen.uzh.ch] The hallmark feature of this progressive disease is an apparently empty vitreous with fibrillary condensation, appearing as strands and veils.[medmolgen.uzh.ch]

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