How can I lower risks of cataract surgery on highly myopic eyes?

There are no new technologies to decrease the risks of cataract surgery on extremely highly myopic eyes.  However, a very thorough retinal exam by your ophthalmologist or retina specialist can help to find any predictable risk factors which might be treated prior to cataract surgery and thus make the operation less risky.

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