Curative Effect of Botulinum Toxin-A Injection in Myopia Treatment: Two Case Reports
Clinical Medicine Research
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014, Pages: 130-131
Received: Aug. 11, 2014;
Accepted: Aug. 26, 2014;
Published: Sep. 10, 2014
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Jianjun Liu, The Children Rehabilitation Department, China Rehabilitation Research Centre, Capital Medical University School of Rehabilitation Medicine, Beijing, China
Shurong Ji, The Children Rehabilitation Department, China Rehabilitation Research Centre, Capital Medical University School of Rehabilitation Medicine, Beijing, China
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Purpose: To study the curative effect of botulinum toxin-A injection in myopia treatment and whether this method can promote the vision of the patients with myopia. Methods: The left visual acuity of a 37 years old woman was improved from 0.5 to 0.8 after cosmetic injection in July 2011. Another 9 years old girl with pseudomyopia was treated by bilateral ciliary injection in September 2012, and the doses were 2.5IU respectively. Results: The woman was true myopia, and her left visual acuity was lasting at 0.8 for 5 months. The left visual acuity of the girl was enhanced from 0.6 to 0.8, and the right was improved from 0.7 to 1.0. And the improvement is for more than 18 months. Conclusions: BTX-A injection can relax the ciliary muscle tension and promote the myopic vision, especially in pseudomyopia patients.
Myopia, Pseudomyopia, True Myopia, Botulinum Toxin-A, Ciliary Muscle
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Curative Effect of Botulinum Toxin-A Injection in Myopia Treatment: Two Case Reports, Clinical Medicine Research.
Vol. 3, No. 5,
2014, pp. 130-131.
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