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Treatment for Posterior Staphyloma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i helpyou
User :   I have short sight
User :   i was told that the problem is Posterior Staphyloma
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   is there any treatment for the same
User :   i was told no
User :   at that time
Doctor :   How long back was this..
User :   2 years
Doctor :   And Which are the doctors that you have consulted and what Treatment that you are following now..
User :   but I have short sight from my child hood
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   As for the treatment, I was done Laser session twice
User :   and i use contact lenses
Doctor :   Ok..
There is no treatment that regresses or arrests the progression of the staphyloma in pathological myopia.
User :   Okay:-)
Doctor :   Experimentally atropine have been tried..
Doctor :   routine monitoring for choroidal neovascularization membrane (CNVM) formation.
User :   Can I know what is that? And what was the result?
Doctor :   Both spectacles and contact lenses are the best and effective in treating the refractive error.
User :   my power is -16
Doctor :   They are the changes that the doctor should look for in the Eye to plan on the future modality of treatment..
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   You said there is nothing which treats or arrests the problem..
User :   then what can i expect?
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, I type the necessary information, and say when done.
Doctor :   Constant monitoring of theprogression of the.
Doctor :   Disease will be the Best way to follow up with the Eye surgeon..
User :   Please dont feel bad...But what is the use of monitoring when there is no treatment?
Doctor :   treatment with argon laser photocoagulation are other modalities that could be discussed with your Surgeon.
Doctor :   That prevents the Untoward complications that are very much treatable..
Doctor :   Are you there?
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User :   Yes I am here
User :   Ok bye
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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