Clinical Characteristics of Posterior Staphyloma in Eyes with Pathologic Myopia

@article{Hsiang2008ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical Characteristics of Posterior Staphyloma in Eyes with Pathologic Myopia},
  author={Huang Wei Hsiang and Kyoko Ohno-Matsui and Noriaki Shimada and Kengo Hayashi and Muka Moriyama and Takeshi Yoshida and Takashi Tokoro and Manabu Mochizuki},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={146 1},
  pages={102-110}
}
PURPOSE To determine the morphologic features (grade and type) of posterior staphylomas and to analyze the relationship between the morphologic features and the incidence of myopic macular lesions. DESIGN Observational case series. METHODS Two hundred and nine eyes of 108 consecutive patients with high myopia were studied. The grade of staphylomas was determined from B-scan ultrasonographic images across the optic disk. The type of staphyloma was determined by binocular funduscopy and was… CONTINUE READING

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