Article Text

PDF

Progressive myopia in early onset chronic angle closure glaucoma.
  1. M. Cherny,
  2. A. M. Brooks and
  3. W. E. Gillies
  1. Glaucoma Investigation and Research Unit, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

    Abstract

    A 19-year-old girl presented with advanced unilateral chronic angle closure glaucoma and myopia with gross cupping and field loss in a previously hyperopic eye with a marked increase in corneal curvature. This emphasises that a marked myopic shift may be an important sign of glaucoma in a young patient.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.