Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports

Clinical Image Volume 2 Issue 8


Seraph Shi Kei Wu1 and Sunny Chi Lik Au2*

1LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
2Department of Ophthalmology, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong, China

*Corresponding Author: Sunny Chi Lik Au, Department of Ophthalmology, Lo Ka Chow Memorial Ophthalmic Centre, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong, China.

Received: June 27, 2021; Published: July 17, 2021

Keywords: Myopia; Myopic Maculopathy; Staphyloma; Atropine

Affecting all ages, myopia is considered as a global epidemic [1] with particular prevalence in Asian countries [2]. Despite the vision is correctable simply by glasses or with more advanced refractive surgeries [3], myopic patients do suffer from irreversible structural changes of the eyeball, including the retina [4], macula [5] (Figure 1), choroid [6] and sclera [7] (Figure 2). These changes are the culprits for blinding myopic complications in adulthood [8] such as retinal detachment, myopic maculopathy and choroidal neovascularization.


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Citation: Seraph Shi Kei Wu and Sunny Chi Lik Au. “Myopia". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 2.8 (2021): 48-49.


Copyright: © 2021 Seraph Shi Kei Wu and Sunny Chi Lik Au. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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