Published online Aug 12, 2014. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i3.35
Revised: June 30, 2014
Accepted: July 25, 2014
Published online: August 12, 2014
Core tip: Myopic choroidal neovascularization is one of the leading causes of visual impairment worldwide, with increasing significance in Asia. Previous treatments aimed to maintain vision; however, new treatments such as vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors have been shown to restore vision. However, their long term efficacy and safety is still unknown.