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Comparison of Quantitative Metamorphopsia- Measurements in Patients With mCNV

2019-10-08 08:47:36 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The myopic CNV (mCNV) is a blood vessel neoplasm starting from the choroid, based on pathological myopia (severe myopia).

Choroidal neovascularization secondary to pathological myopia is the most common cause of severe visual impairment in myopic patients younger than 50 years old. Because untreated small fibrovascular membranes cause rapid damage to the photoreceptors, timely treatment is required in view of poor spontaneous prognosis1.

Metamorphopsia is the first functional impairment which occurs in mCNV - visual acuity loss and scotoma follow later.

There is a need for better and quicker quantifying of the metamorphopsia in mCNV patients.

The aim of this study is to detect metamorphopsia and verify correlations of different indexes with disease activity or not, measured in Optical Cohorence Tomography (OCT), best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), Vision related quality of life questionnaire (NEI-VFY-25) and quantify severity of metamophopsia.

Study Design

Conditions

Metamorphopsia

Intervention

App

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Vista Klinik

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-08T08:47:36-0400

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