axial myopia


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ax·i·al my·o·pi·a

myopia resulting from elongation of the globe of the eye.
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axial myopia

Myopia due to elongation of the axis of the eye.
See also: myopia
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High axial myopia is caused by a too long eyeball and progresses with its elongation and stretching in the posterior pole of the sclera, choroid, and retina [6, 7].