Atlas of Posterior Fundus Changes in Pathologic Myopia by Takashi Tokoro

By Takashi Tokoro

Pathologic myopia that's because of axial elongation reasons thinning of the retina and choroid, specially in circumstances of posterior staphyloma. the results of this myopia is the improvement of assorted types of chorioretinal atrophy within the posterior pole, with a steady development of the atrophic alterations extending over numerous a long time. before, reports of atrophic lesions and their scientific path were incomplete, and diagnostic criteria and type of chorioretinopathy were uncertain. The Atlas of PosteriorFundus adjustments in Pathologic Myopia discusses those and different very important questions about the root of long term remark and study. an important characteristic of the e-book is the presentation of many case reports, 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 scientific students.

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C 2029 (%) Y = . 721 0 1019 Age (Year ) Age (Years) (%) 100 09 MA 60 <1) ct 20 0 00 • 40 '" C OJ .. 48. Scattergrams show each kind of diffuse chorioretinal atrophy by age in eyes without posterior staphyloma, with linear regression analyses calculated for each type >-, -E. <: 0 ~~ '10 QI Q) Dl MA so O 'L: ~~ [J DI 90 UJ ... i0 '- 0 D D oc t> :lO '" 0 i: n. ~ 0 QI 3: 0' 1 5·9 10· J·I 15· 20· 25· 30 J9 24 29 35· 40· '15, 50· 55· 60· 4-1 49 54 59 64 34 39 65 & above Age (Years) Fig. 49. Percentage of eyes with diffuse chorioretinal atrophy in eyes with posterior staphyloma by age group.

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5 mm. Percentage of Eyes with Chorioretinal Atrophy in Each Axial Length Group 41 The incidence of choroidal neovascular membrane in age groups under and over age 40 years has also been investigated by axial length. It is natural that the percentage of eyes over 40 years is higher (Fig. 42). 40/0/mm, respectively. There is no significant difference between these data. o lIi gh myopes under (%) II igh myopes over 40 years old 30 Simple macular hemorrhage is uncommon and occurs in fewer than 10 eyes per axial length group.

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