Vision loss in younger patients: a review of choroidal neovascularization.


Choroidal neovascularization (CNV) is a common cause of vision loss in patients <50 years of age. In these patients, CNV is often the result of pathologic myopia, ocular histoplasmosis syndrome, angioid streaks, or idiopathic causes. Rarely, CNV is seen in children, usually in association with inherited macular dystrophies such as Best's disease… (More)