Unilateral High Myopia: Comparison of Ultrasonography and CT-Scanning

  • P. A. Gommers
  • G. Blaauw
  • R. Wijngaarde
Conference paper

Abstract

The presence of high axial myopia can be deceptive in unilateral proptosis. The failure to recognize this condition may cause unnecessary trouble to the patient from redundant technical investigations.

Keywords

Retina Cataract Myopia 

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© Dr. W Junk by Publishers 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Gommers
    • 1
  • G. Blaauw
    • 1
  • R. Wijngaarde
    • 1
  1. 1.Eye Hospital and Departments of Neurosurgery and OphthalmologyErasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands

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