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Myopic Macular Degeneration

Myopic Maculopathy


  • Pathologic studies indicate that a posterior staphyloma is present in as many as 35 percent of eyes, although this is frequently underestimated during clinical examinations. 3 Histopathologic studies demonstrate that retinal degeneration is present in[aao.org]
  • Of those, 1,890 subjects who have obtained adequate data were enrolled in the present study. Pathologic myopia was defined as a spherical equivalent -8.0 diopters or an axial length 26.5mm.[iovs.arvojournals.org]
  • Resources on Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Macular Degeneration Toolkit (Helpful Information to Understand and Manage Macular Degeneration) Expert Information on Macular Degeneration (Articles) BrightFocus Chats (Audio Presentations on Macular Degeneration[brightfocus.org]
  • The researchers conclude that a staphyloma was present in 90% of the patients with high myopia, and the prevalence of staphylomas was significantly higher in older patients (96.7% in those 50 years of age and older) than in younger patients (80.7% in[amdsupport.ca]
  • […] with staphylomas, DOME SHAPED maculopahty secondary to choroidal thickenin No response to injections..this should have been a clue this was a different condition, Do respond to pdt...ffa ..no cnv Another patient did respond to antivegf, despite no cnv present[goodhopeeyeclinic.org.uk]
  • […] impairment." serous macular detachment Retina 17 : serous macular detachment in eyes with staphyloma, dome-shaped macula or tilted disk syndrome Horizonatal ridge Retina 17 Serous macular detachment Retina 17 Case 2, 43y 6/9 vision, History of melanoma, and tachycardia[goodhopeeyeclinic.org.uk]


  • This dr. also did a full workup and looked at both eyes & point blank told me I will be legally blind in less then 2 years. So now I am on line reading what everyone has to say about it, and I'm scared.[afb.org]


  • The treatment was well-tolerated in the study and found to be free of dose […] Share your story Your story can help the Prevent Blindness organization improve vision treatment.[lowvision.preventblindness.org]
  • […] data, discussion and treatment contact details.[macular-degeneration-recovery.com]
  • Facial expression reaction health, eyesight issues anatomical view of an eye in which you can see the intervention of the laser Treatment of the vision laser treatment eye laser treatment in view Illustration of four elements of the vision Closeup portrait[shutterstock.com]
  • Treatment resulted in complete absence of angiographic leakage in 90.9% of eyes at 3 months and 2 (9.1%) eyes required further treatment up to 6 months.[retina3000.it]


  • The long term prognosis is getting better. Younger patients have a better prognosis..the CNV get walled off. All types of wet ARMD (CNV) will progress 4 times faster in smokers, a 400% increase.[goodhopeeyeclinic.org.uk]
  • We analysed the visual prognosis for the different types of macular degeneration and its related factors.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Hotchkiss and Fine 13 in a retrospective study also observed a poor visual prognosis and 20 of 27 eyes had a legal blindness.[retina3000.it]
  • Documenta Ophthalmologica Proceedings Series 28, 215-221, 1981 被引用文献1件 12 Visual prognosis of disciform in myopia HAMPTON GR Ophthalmology 90, 923-926, 1983 被引用文献1件 13 強度近視に合併する血管新生型黄斑部出血.[ci.nii.ac.jp]


  • Introduction The degenerative myopia is often associated with blindness and the etiology is still not clear.[medical-clinical-reviews.imedpub.com]
  • Etiology of choroidal neovascularization in young patients. Ophthalmology. 1996;103(8):1241-1244. Ohno-Matsui K, Yoshida T, Futagami S, et al.[retinatoday.com]


  • Keywords: clinical (human) or epidemiologic studies: prevalence/incidence • myopia • macula/fovea 2010, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Inc., all rights reserved.[iovs.arvojournals.org]
  • Lin L L K, Shih Y F, Tsai C B. et al Epidemiological study of ocular refraction among schoolchildren in Taiwan in 1995. Optom Vis Sci 1999 76 275–281. [ PubMed ] 6.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Epidemiology and disease burden of pathologic myopia and myopic choroidal neovascularization: an evidence-based systematic review. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014;157(1):9-25. Grossniklaus HE, Green WR. Pathological findings in pathologic myopia.[retinatoday.com]
  • From the American Journal of Epidemiology : Data from the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey collected between 1971 and 1972 were used to determine what factors are associated with the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration[endmyopia.org]
  • Epidemiology The prevalence of progressive myopia shows geographical variation (eg, it is high in Spain and in Japan). However, generally it is thought to occur in 1-10% of myopic eyes.[patient.info]
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  • Hopefully better understanding of this condition will lead to improved preventions and treatments.[brightfocus.org]
  • Myopic Macular Degeneration Prevention Study Myopic Macular Degeneration Prevention Study Glaucoma Up Laser Follow Trial Glaucoma Up Laser Follow Trial #5: Make and freeze large. At least once during your 20s and twice during your 30s.[deporteintegra.eu]
  • The treatment was well-tolerated in the study and found to be free of dose […] Share your story Your story can help the Prevent Blindness organization improve vision treatment.[lowvision.preventblindness.org]
  • I mainly suffer from what is like brown or blue droplets the cover my central vision and prevent me from seeing through it, however all the doctors that i have seen told me that they DO NOT know why I have this vision loss and therefore they did not give[patient.info]

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