Prevention of retinal detachment in high myopia

Abstract: Mr. Zhang, 35, has a myopia of 2000 degrees. Three months ago, his retina suddenly detached when he was carrying heavy objects. After two operations abroad, he developed eye atrophy. Recently, Mr. Zhang returned to Xiamen from the United Arab Emirates for treatment. Doctors remind citizens with high myopia to regularly check the fundus of their eyes in the hospital and guard against the complications of high myopia.

had 2000 degrees of myopia at the age of 24.

Mr. Zhang is 35 years old. With high myopia, he can only rely on a pair of 2000 degrees of myopia in his daily life and work. Mr. Zhang said that he has been wearing glasses since the third grade of primary school. At the beginning, the degrees of his eyes were 150 degrees and 200 degrees respectively, and then the degrees increased every year.

after graduating from high school, Mr. Zhang went to the United Arab Emirates to engage in construction. At the age of 24, his left and right eyesight reached 2000 degrees and 1500 degrees respectively. Three months ago, when Mr. Zhang accepted the project at the construction site, he suddenly had retinal detachment when he tried to lift heavy objects. After two operations in the local hospital, Mr. Zhang obviously felt that his eyeballs were shrinking and his vision was getting blurred. He was very afraid. The local doctor said that his eyeball shrank by 1 / 3 and the length of his eyeball decreased from 28 mm to 20 mm. He suggested that he return to China for medical treatment.

on November 5, Mr. Zhang came to Xiamen Eye Center affiliated to Xiamen University. The doctor examined him and found that his left eye was recurrent retinal detachment, accompanied by severe choroidal detachment and severe pupil adhesion. Subsequently, Mr. Zhang underwent complex retinal and choroidal reduction and pupoplasty in his left eye, and his postoperative corrected visual acuity reached 0.02.

there are three complications of high myopia

according to Wu Guoji, President of Xiamen Eye Center, in medicine, myopia above 600 degrees is called high myopia. Most of the high myopia developed in the student age. After maturity, the degree of myopia basically does not increase. This kind of high myopia usually rarely exceeds 1000 degrees, With appropriate glasses, vision can generally be corrected satisfactorily. In addition, a few pathological high myopia can reach more than 2000 degrees, and a variety of pathological changes often occur in the fundus. President Wu of


pointed out that high myopia can cause some complications, including vitreous opacity, macular hemorrhage and retinal detachment. People with high myopia should go to a professional eye hospital for examination as soon as possible when they suddenly have vision loss and have dark shadows floating in front of them, especially when they have a flash like lightning or feel that there is a fixed dark shadow covering in front of them.