Journal article

Adult onset unilateral high myopia in a female patient: A case report.

Saleh Saif Al Messabi, Mohamed Dirani, Shobhana Mukhi-Marathe

American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports | Published : 2020


Purpose: We report a rare case of unilateral progressive adult-onset myopia in a healthy 27 year old female patient. Observations: The patient presented to our clinic in 2014 with gradual decrease in vision in the right eye since one and a half years. Her uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA) in the right eye was 0.05, improving to 1.0 with -2.25 Diopter Sphere (DS). The left eye uncorrected visual acuity was 1.0 partial improving to 1.0 with -0.50 Diopter Cylinder (DC) at 10°. The myopia in her right eye continued to increase steadily until her last detailed ophthalmic examination in November 2018, at the age of 31 years, showed a refractive error of -6.75 Diopter Sphere with -0.5 Diopter Cylind..

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