Myopia 6

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Myopia 6

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a refractive error of the eye. Light rays from a distant object are focused in front of the retina and those from a near object are focused in the retina; therefore distant objects are blurry and near objects are clear (summary by {1:Kaiser et al., 2004}). For a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of susceptibility to myopia, see ({160700}).
 

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The terms "Myopia 6" returned 6 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Progression of myopia and high myopia in the Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity study: findings at 4 to 6 years of age.
 

Author(s): Graham E Quinn, Velma Dobson, Bradley V Davitt, David K Wallace, Robert J Hardy, Betty Tung, Dejian Lai, William V Good,

Journal: J AAPOS. 2013 Apr;17(2):124-8.

 

To report the prevalence of myopia and high myopia in children <6 years of age born preterm with birth weights <1251 g who developed high-risk prethreshold retinopathy of prematurity and who participated in the Early Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity trial.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2013

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Association of paired box 6 with high myopia in Japanese.
 

Author(s): Masahiro Miyake, Kenji Yamashiro, Hideo Nakanishi, Isao Nakata, Yumiko Akagi-Kurashige, Akitaka Tsujikawa, Muka Moriyama, Kyoko Ohno-Matsui, Manabu Mochizuki, Ryo Yamada, Fumihiko Matsuda, Nagahisa Yoshimura

Journal: Mol. Vis.. 2012 ;18():2726-35.

 

The objective of this study was to investigate whether genetic variations in the paired box 6 (PAX6) gene are associated with high myopia in Japanese subjects.

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2012

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Prevalence of myopia and hyperopia in 6- to 72-month-old african american and Hispanic children: the multi-ethnic pediatric eye disease study.
 

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Journal: Ophthalmology. 2010 Jan;117(1):140-147.e3.

 

To determine the age-, gender-, and ethnicity-specific prevalence of myopia and hyperopia in African American and Hispanic children aged 6 to 72 months.

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2010

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The Intravitreal Autologous Platelet Concentrate Injection as an Adjunct of Vitrectomy for the Treatment of Refractory Macular Holes
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Macular Hole With High Myopia (Spherical Equivalent ≤ -6.0 Diopters) or,; Large Size Macular Hole (Diameter > 600 Microns) or; Recurred or Failed Macular Hole From Previous Surgery; or Chronic Macular Hole (Symptom Duration > 6 Months)

 

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2014

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