Early treatment is needed
Central retinal stretching and thinning may lead to macular staphylomas, macular geographical atrophy, myopic lacquer cracks and myopic macular choroidal neovascularization. What does this all mean? It means that the macula (or central retina) may degenerate to a stage of atrophy (loss of photoreceptors) or it may crack resulting in retinal bleeding. In both situations, central vision will be affected and early treatment is needed.