By Takashi Tokoro
Pathologic myopia that's as a result of axial elongation motives thinning of the retina and choroid, specially in circumstances of posterior staphyloma. the results of this myopia is the advance of varied types of chorioretinal atrophy within the posterior pole, with a gentle development of the atrophic alterations extending over numerous many years. before, reports of atrophic lesions and their scientific path were incomplete, and diagnostic criteria and type of chorioretinopathy were doubtful. The Atlas of PosteriorFundus alterations in Pathologic Myopia discusses those and different very important questions about the root of long term commentary and learn. a big function of the booklet is the presentation of many case reports, with beneficiant use of full-color photos to teach intimately the process fundus alterations. The atlas is efficacious source not just for ophthalmologists attracted to myopia yet for optometrists, opticians, and scientific students.
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Also, almost no MA is seen in eyes under age length shorter than 31 mm. The gradient of the linear 40. S%/mm. The percentage of tween axial length and P2• It is possible that P2 and MA do choroidal neovascular membrane in the total number of eyes with high myopia is 5%-6% when the axial length is not readily occur in men and in the young. ~ (%) 30 0-0 25 Percen t age of D Eyes limber of 20:; ~ ~ 15 ~ W Q) Z; ..... l. l . c:: ~ 1; 15 o ~ 25 ~ ~ '" "3 20 l1J ~ ~ 30 Eyes 4. Explanatory Factors of Chorioretinal Atrophy 33 & above Fig.