›› 2009, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (10): 1251-.

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Characteristics of choroidal neovascularization secondary to pathologic myopia and anti-VEGF therapy

WANG Li-na, reviewer;ZHANG Qi, ZHAO Pei-quan, reviser   

  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Xinhua Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200092, China
  • Online:2009-10-25 Published:2009-10-26


Choroidal neovascularization is one of the common causes resulting in vision loss in patients with pathologic myopia, and the irreversible central vision loss is often found. This article reviews the epidemiology of pathologic myopia, pathogenesis, clinical manifestation and anti-VEGF therapy of choroidal neovascularization secondary to pathologic myopia.

Key words: pathologic myopia, choroidal neovascularization, anti-VEGF therapy

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