Atlas of Posterior Fundus Changes in Pathologic Myopia by Takashi Tokoro

By Takashi Tokoro

Pathologic myopia that's as a result of axial elongation reasons thinning of the retina and choroid, specially in instances of posterior staphyloma. the results of this myopia is the advance of assorted different types of chorioretinal atrophy within the posterior pole, with a gentle development of the atrophic alterations extending over a number of a long time. in the past, stories of atrophic lesions and their scientific direction were incomplete, and diagnostic criteria and class of chorioretinopathy were uncertain. The Atlas of Posterior Fundus adjustments in Pathologic Myopia discusses those and different vital questions about the foundation of long term remark and study. a big function of the ebook is the presentation of many case experiences, with beneficiant use of full-color images to teach intimately the process fundus alterations. The atlas is effective source not just for ophthalmologists attracted to myopia yet for optometrists, opticians, and clinical scholars.

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2%/mm in eyes over age 40. The relationship between MA and axial length in diffuse chorioretinal atrophy also has been investigated. The percentage of eyes with MA is almost 0% below 36 4. Explanatory Factors of Chorioretinal Atrophy 28 mm, and it increases slowly and linearly over 28 mm. The percentage increases sharply when the axial length exceeds 32 mm (Fig. 28). , less than or more than 40 years of age). 1 Percentage of Eyes with Lacquer Crack Lesions by Axial Length The frequency distribution of Lc has been evaluated by axial length.

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Percentage of eyes with P2 in patients less than or more than 40 years of age by axial length Curtin and co-workers divided all patients with patchy atrophy into three groups: age 19 years and less, between ages 20 and 39 years, and age 40 years and older. The authors found that age affected patchy atrophy in that the incidence of patchy atrophy increases with aging [28]. 37 show that the incidence of P2 in women and in the older group increases with lengthening of the eye. Also, P2 is difficult to observe in men and in young people when the axial length is short.

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