Does my Myopic Patient Have Glaucoma?
- Myopia is the most common ocular disorder worldwide and current estimations predict almost 50% of global population
will have myopia and almost 10% to have high myopia
- Previous epidemiological studies have shown the increased risk of developing glaucoma in patients who have myopia
- Knowing the advantages and limitations in current technologies is important to solving these complex clinical cases
- This week’s case portrays the difficulty of diagnosing and managing glaucoma patients who have high myopia and reviews strategies to help clinicians accurately diagnose these patients