High degree myopia is often associated to premature cataract.
The appearance or worsening of myopia in advanced age, is usually a sign that cataract is developing.
Cataract surgery can correct myopia via the implant of an intraocular lens with the appropriate strenght. Cataract surgery can also correct myopia and astigmatism.
In case of high degree myopia, cataract surgery requires specific precautions: