Eye fundus, functional state of retina, intraocular pressure, central hemodynamics and cerebral circulation were examined in 290 patients with moderate or severe myopia and in 25 healthy women during pregnancy, in parturition period and after labors. 255 labors were conducted by way of natural maternal passages under prolonged epidural anesthesia at the first and second stages of labor. Epidural anesthesia was accompanied by decreasing vasoconstriction and both cerebral and ocular circulation improvement. There was no any progress in myopia in a year after delivery. The labor by way of normal maternal passages were proved to be carried out under epidural anesthesia in patient with moderate and severe myopia.
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