Severe Myopia

Known as: High myopia, Severely close sighted, Severely near sighted 
A severe form of myopia with greater than -6.00 diopters. [DDD:ncarter]
National Institutes of Health

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2016
Review
2016
PURPOSE Myopia is a common cause of vision loss, with uncorrected myopia the leading cause of distance vision impairment globally… (More)
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2012
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2012
PURPOSE Myopia is an important cause of correctable visual impairment worldwide. Genetic and environmental factors contribute to… (More)
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2012
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2012
PURPOSE To examine prevalence of refractive errors and its associated factors, such as body stature and educational level, among… (More)
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2001
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2001
Myopia is a problem of public health concern in Singapore for three reasons. Firstly, the prevalence of myopia (more than −0.5… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate the efficacy, safety, predictability, and stability of implanting a polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) phakic… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE To quantify the relationship between myopia and open-angle glaucoma, ocular hypertension (OH), and intraocular pressure… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is the most common eye disorder worldwide. "Pathologic" high myopia, or myopia of <=-6.00 diopters… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is the most common human eye disorder. A genomewide screen was conducted to map the gene(s… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
The optic nerve head in severely myopic eyes may be particularly vulnerable to glaucomatous damage. To study this hypothesis, we… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
In 14 of 27 eyes with choroidal neovascular membranes associated with severe myopia, visual acuity deteriorated two or more lines… (More)
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