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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Table 1: Age Distribution Age group Percentage 0-10 4 11-20 20 21-30 16 31-40 10 41-50 20 51-60 22 61 and above 8 Table 2: Occupation of patients Occupation Percentage Labourers 22 House wife 20 Student 18 Retired persons 18 Government servants 10 Unemployed 6 Business 4 Others 2 Table 3: Ocular diseases causing low vision Ocular diseases Percentage Retinitis pigmentosa 28 Macular dystrophy 20 Diabetic retinopathy 14 ARMD 14 Primary open angle glaucoma 10 Myopic degeneration 4 Optic atrophy 4 Nystagmus 4 Corneal dystrophy 2 Table 4: Low visual aids prescribed Type of aids No.
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.
Peripheral retinal myopic degenerations were observed in 26 of the 27 eyes included in the study, while macular degeneration markedly affecting visual outcomes was seen in three eyes (Table-1).