staphyloma

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staphyloma

(ˌstæfɪˈləʊmə)
n
a condition in which the sclera or cornea of the eye projects outwards due to inflammation
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To explore the presentation of high myopia without complications or myopic maculopathy, lacquer cracks, and posterior staphyloma that can change the choroidal morphology, any instances of amblyopia, eyes with a history of retinal detachment, scleral buckling, pars plana vitrectomy, photodynamic therapy, antivascular endothelial growth factor therapy, macular hole, epiretinal membrane, vitreomacular traction syndrome, foveoschisis, diabetes, any type of glaucoma, or posterior uveitis were excluded.
2) Other ocular features of familial microspherophakia are lenticular myopia, posterior staphyloma, myopic crescent, ectopic pupil, glaucoma and retinal detachment.
6) Highly myopic eyes often have a posterior staphyloma which can give an erroneously long AL, when measured with the standard A-scan ultrasound.
A clinical and molecular genetic study of a rare dominantly inherited syndrome (MRCS) comprising of microcornea, rod-cone dystrophy, cataract, and posterior staphyloma.
Patient age, degree of myopia, axial length, and the presence of a posterior staphyloma (a protrusion of the cornea or sclera in the back of the eye) are important factors for the progression of myopic maculopathy, Dr.

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