myopic degeneration

my·o·pic de·gen·er·a·tion

association of crescent of the optic disc, atrophy of the choroid and macular pigment, subretinal neovascularization, hemorrhage, and pigment proliferation in pathologic myopia.
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The leading cause of low vision is macular degeneration, but there are many other causes, like diabetes, glaucoma, inoperable cataracts, retinal detachment, optic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, corneal disease, myopic degeneration, trauma, stroke and genetic conditions like albinism, Stargardt's disease or retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
We now plan to broaden our research and development initiatives and expect to launch a clinical study in myopic degeneration and other diseases complicated by subfoveal choroidal neovascularization.
The response to CA4P in this patient with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization due to myopic degeneration suggests that CA4P should be tested in all the conditions in which breaks in Bruch's membrane lead to subfoveal choroidal neovascularization.