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What dose high myopia matter?

High myopia (shortsightedness) is defined as having myopia of -6.00D or stronger. The prevalence of young adults with high myopia in Asia was found to be 6.8% to 21.6%.1 The prevalence is far higher in urban than in rural area, it could be inferred that the amount of high myopic population in Hong Kong should […]

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How to manage eye emergencies in Hong Kong?

The relatively common eye emergencies are retinal detachment, retinal artery occlusion (stroke of eye) and acute angle closure glaucoma, their typical symptoms are as follows: 1) Retinal detachment: Seeing large number of floaters (floating black spots or transparent matters) and frequent flashes 2) Retinal artery occlusion (stroke of eye): Central and painless central vision loss, […]

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