Pathological Myopia is a major cause of severe vision loss worldwide. The mechanisms for vision loss include cataract, glaucoma, retinal detachment, and above all, degeneration of the macula within the posterior staphyloma. Pathological Myopia is one of the only current books to specifically address this disease and discusses recent developments in imaging technologies and various approaches to treatments, such as laser photocoagulation, photodynamic therapy, pharmaco-therapeutic injections in the vitreous, and surgery.
Complete with high-quality color images, this book is written and edited by leaders in the field and is geared towards ophthalmologists, including residents and fellows in training, glaucoma and cataract specialists, and vitreoretinal macula experts.
The only book of its kind to specifically address pathological myopiaEdited by two of the leaders in the fieldDiscusses recent developments in imaging technologies and various approaches in treatmentAimed at ophthalmologists, including residents and fellows, glaucoma and cataract specialists, and vitreoretinal macula experts