High myopia increases the risk of complications including retinal detachment, cataract, glaucoma and myopic maculopathy. These complications pose a particularly significant challenge to health practitioners and systems in the context of rising myopia prevalence. Myopic maculopathy is one of the most serious, vision-threatening consequences of high myopia. It is estimated that by 2050, 55.7 million people will have visual impairment from myopic maculopathy, of whom 18.5 million people will be legally blind. A recently published observational study, has highlighted that progression of myopic maculopathy is not limited to adults. Read More