Biomechanical considerations of high myopia: Part I--Physiological characteristics.

  • Gavin R. Bell
  • Published 1993 in Journal of the American Optometric Association


Prior to a discussion of biomechanical considerations in high myopia, a review of anatomical and physiological patterns in high myopia is presented. A scleral pathogenesis or mesodermal hypothesis of the anomaly is presented with the inclusion of supporting evidence. Retinal, choroidal, and vitreous malformations in high myopia also are highlighted. Notable… (More)


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@article{Bell1993BiomechanicalCO, title={Biomechanical considerations of high myopia: Part I--Physiological characteristics.}, author={Gavin R. Bell}, journal={Journal of the American Optometric Association}, year={1993}, volume={64 5}, pages={332-8} }