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Myopic macular degeneration
Sep 16, 2008
A new study finds that Lucentis is safe and effective in the treatment of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to pathologic myopia. The retrospective study analyzed 26 eyes of 26 patients with CNV secondary to pathologic myopia followed for at least 3 months following intravitreal Lucentis (ranibizumab) therapy. Eleven eyes had...

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Lacquer cracks in pathologic myopia
Sep 16, 2008
A new study finds that lacquer crack formation is essential for classic myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV) to develop. Lacquer crack lesions (LCL) are frequently seen in patients with posterior staphyloma secondary to pathological myopia. They represent breaks in Bruch's membrane with accompanying atrophy of the ovelying retinal...

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Tags: myopia, CNV

Peripapillary choroidal neovascularization
Aug 24, 2008
In age-related macular degeneration, choroidal neovascularization (CNV) usually arises in the macula, presumably triggered by the presence of drusen. However, CNV may also arise at the margin of the optic disc, either spontaneously (idiopathic CNV) or in response to disc drusen, ocular histoplasmosis, or other defects at the optic disc margin....

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Tags: Avastin, CNV

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