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Degenerative Myopia HELP
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Excessive axial myopia associated with complications (especially posterior staphyloma and CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION) that can lead to BLINDNESS.

Myopia that increases at an abnormally rapid rate or increases after maturity (Hofstetter et al, Dictionary of Visual Science and Related Clinical Terms, 5th ed).

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