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Posterior Scleral Reinforcement to Prevent Progression of High Myopia

Posterior Scleral Reinforcement to Prevent Progression of High Myopia Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/02/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Posterior Scleral Reinforcement to Prevent Progression of High Myopia Weilin Huang, MM , Anli Duan, MDy, and Yue Qi, MDy INTRODUCTION Background: Myopia has become a global public health problem. yopia is a common cause of vision loss. The increasing High myopia is linked to pathologic myopia (PM). As the severity prevalence of high myopia has already been noted. In of myopia increases, excessive axial elongation of the globe 2010, it was estimated that uncorrected myopia was the most exerts a biomechanical stretch onthe posteriorpole, followedbya common cause of distance vision impairment, affecting 108 series of retinopathy which can lead to marked visual impairment. million persons, and the second most common cause of blindness Posterior scleral reinforcement (PSR) is the only way that may have the globally. Up to 2015, 216.6 million persons were affected by potential to prevent the progression of axial elongation. Some scholars uncorrected myopia, which became the leading cause of moderate expressed satisfaction with the efficacy and safety of PSR. In contrast, 2 3 or severe vision impairment. Vitale et al found that the preva- other surgeons had negative conclusions on the outcomes for the lence http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

Posterior Scleral Reinforcement to Prevent Progression of High Myopia

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2162-0989
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10.1097/APO.0000000000000257
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/02/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Posterior Scleral Reinforcement to Prevent Progression of High Myopia Weilin Huang, MM , Anli Duan, MDy, and Yue Qi, MDy INTRODUCTION Background: Myopia has become a global public health problem. yopia is a common cause of vision loss. The increasing High myopia is linked to pathologic myopia (PM). As the severity prevalence of high myopia has already been noted. In of myopia increases, excessive axial elongation of the globe 2010, it was estimated that uncorrected myopia was the most exerts a biomechanical stretch onthe posteriorpole, followedbya common cause of distance vision impairment, affecting 108 series of retinopathy which can lead to marked visual impairment. million persons, and the second most common cause of blindness Posterior scleral reinforcement (PSR) is the only way that may have the globally. Up to 2015, 216.6 million persons were affected by potential to prevent the progression of axial elongation. Some scholars uncorrected myopia, which became the leading cause of moderate expressed satisfaction with the efficacy and safety of PSR. In contrast, 2 3 or severe vision impairment. Vitale et al found that the preva- other surgeons had negative conclusions on the outcomes for the lence

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Sep 1, 2019

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