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