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Degenerative Myopia

Excessive axial myopia associated with complications (especially posterior staphyloma and CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION) that can lead to BLINDNESS.
Also Known As:
Myopia, Degenerative; Degenerative Myopias; Myopias, Degenerative; Myopias, Pathological; Myopias, Progressive; Pathological Myopia; Pathological Myopias; Progressive Myopia; Progressive Myopias; Myopia, Pathological; Myopia, Progressive
Networked: 204 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 22 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Choroidal Neovascularization
2. Myopia
3. Macular Degeneration (Age-Related Maculopathy)
4. Astigmatism
5. Pathologic Dilatation (Ectasia)

Experts

1. Tarutta, E P: 5 articles (01/2015 - 09/2000)
2. Wollensak, Gregor: 5 articles (03/2011 - 03/2004)
3. Iomdina, E N: 4 articles (01/2014 - 09/2000)
4. Iomdina, Elena: 3 articles (03/2009 - 08/2005)
5. Bandello, Francesco: 2 articles (12/2015 - 10/2011)
6. Hefner, L: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2011)
7. Gerding, H: 2 articles (04/2014 - 04/2011)
8. Iacono, Pierluigi: 2 articles (01/2014 - 10/2011)
9. Dai, Hong: 2 articles (01/2014 - 10/2007)
10. Ruiz-Moreno, Jose M: 2 articles (11/2013 - 02/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Degenerative Myopia:
1. bevacizumabFDA Link
2. ranibizumab (Lucentis)FDA Link
3. verteporfin (Visudyne)FDA Link
4. Atropine (Hyoscyamine)FDA LinkGeneric
5. TaurineFDA Link
6. SiliconesIBA
7. HydrogelIBA
8. Ophthalmic Solutions (Eye Drops)IBA
9. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)IBA
10. CollagenIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
2. Intravitreal Injections
3. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
4. Transplants (Transplant)
5. Contact Lenses