Pathologic myopia and choroidal neovascularization.

  title={Pathologic myopia and choroidal neovascularization.},
  author={M L Hotchkiss and Stuart L. Fine},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={91 2},
In 14 of 27 eyes with choroidal neovascular membranes associated with severe myopia, visual acuity deteriorated two or more lines on the Snellen chart. Twelve of the 27 eyes became legally blind. Final visual acuity may be related to the position of the neovascular membrane within the posterior pole. Four of the eight eyes with new vessels outside of the foveal avascular zone had follow-up visual acuities of 6/12 (20/40) or better. Only one of five eyes with new vessels extending to the edge of… CONTINUE READING
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