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Myopia: Anatomic Changes and Consequences for Its Etiology

Myopia: Anatomic Changes and Consequences for Its Etiology Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/05/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Jost B. Jonas, MD , Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, MD, PhDy, and Songhomitra Panda-Jonas, MD for the development of myopic maculopathy and high-myopia- Abstract: The process of emmetropization is the adjustment of the length associated glaucomatous or glaucoma-like optic neuropathy, it is of the optical axis to the given optical properties of the cornea and lens estimated that myopia may become one of the most common after the end of the second year of life. Up to the end of the second year of causes of irreversible vision impairment and blindness world- life, the eye grows spherically. Axial elongation in the process of 8–10 wide. Despite its importance, the process of myopization emmetropization after the second year of life is associated with a thinning including the underlying mechanisms leading to myopia have of the retina and a reduced density of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) remained elusive so far. Myopia may be considered to be the cells in the equatorial and retroequatorial region, and a thinning of the result of a failure of emmetropization secondary to the attempt to choroid and sclera, starting at the equator and being most marked at the eliminate http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

Myopia: Anatomic Changes and Consequences for Its Etiology

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Wolters Kluwer Health
ISSN
2162-0989
eISSN
2475-5028
DOI
10.1097/01.APO.0000578944.25956.8b
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/05/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Jost B. Jonas, MD , Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, MD, PhDy, and Songhomitra Panda-Jonas, MD for the development of myopic maculopathy and high-myopia- Abstract: The process of emmetropization is the adjustment of the length associated glaucomatous or glaucoma-like optic neuropathy, it is of the optical axis to the given optical properties of the cornea and lens estimated that myopia may become one of the most common after the end of the second year of life. Up to the end of the second year of causes of irreversible vision impairment and blindness world- life, the eye grows spherically. Axial elongation in the process of 8–10 wide. Despite its importance, the process of myopization emmetropization after the second year of life is associated with a thinning including the underlying mechanisms leading to myopia have of the retina and a reduced density of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) remained elusive so far. Myopia may be considered to be the cells in the equatorial and retroequatorial region, and a thinning of the result of a failure of emmetropization secondary to the attempt to choroid and sclera, starting at the equator and being most marked at the eliminate

Journal

The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Sep 1, 2019

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