Comm Eye Health Vol. 31 No. 105 2019 pp 26. Published online 16 May 2019.
Quizzes

Picture quiz

Image for picture quiz
© David Yorston
Related content

Select ALL that are TRUE

Question 1

What is wrong with this eye?

a. Dry age-related macular degeneration b. Retinitis pigmentosa c. High myopia d. Primary open-angle glaucoma

Question 2

Which of the following are more common in patients with this condition?

a. Retinal detachment b. Choroidal neovascularisation c. Acute angle-closure glaucoma d. Open-angle glaucoma e. Ptosis

Question 3

Which of the following have been shown to delay the onset or the progression of this condition?

a. Not wearing spectacles b. Avoiding playing sports c. Using low-dose atropine drops d. Spend more time outside e. Avoiding sunlight

ANSWERS:

1. c. It is high myopia. There is tilting of the optic disc with chorio retinal atrophy around the optic disc and throughout the fundus, associated with a pale retina due to atrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium.

2. a, b and d. Retinal detachment, choroidal neovascularisation and open angle glaucoma are all associated with high myopia.

3. c and d. Spending more time outside has been shown to prevent or delay the onset of myopia and low-dose atropine has been shown to reduce progression of myopia in school-aged children.