... My doctor does the YAGs in the office in several minutes.
I think most do.
But your doctor must not have the equipment.
If your insurance isn't very good, perhaps your doctor can refer you to another who can do it in his/her office.
If your last surgery was 5 months ago, at least you should have your deductible covered.
But I would not have the YAG done in this calendar... (7 replies)
... Unfortunately secondary cataracts usually get worse so at some point your decision about getting the laser treatment may be made by default. ... (9 replies)
... They used the YAG. I walked in, they put in drops, did the laser and that was it! ... (9 replies)
... office or outpatient minor laser procedure known as a YAG laser capsulotomy. In this procedure, a laser is used to remove the hazy capsule situated behind the IOL implant. This usually requires dilation of the eye prior to the procedure. ... (9 replies)
... I had cataract surgery a few months ago. My vision is now more obstructed by foggy glare than it was before the surgery. ... (9 replies)
... s not that bad, as you say, then it seems to me that the more important RD sx should be done first, lest it gets worse with time and becomes harder to repair via laser or cryo surgery alone. ... (3 replies)
... Doing YAG laser capsulotomy during the primary cataract surgery because there is a possibility it may happen later, does not sound like a good idea to me. I would rather do the primary cat. sx. ... (66 replies)
... My secondary cataract sx for the right eye with the Yag laser was some 10 years ago, about 2. ... (66 replies)
... hey Vit cat glad your getting better vision..... when you had the Yag laser done did you notice any side effects? ... (66 replies)
... and although it does not bother my vision now, he said it will have to be removed at some time in the future. Having gone through secondary cataract surgery with my other eye, I don't worry about it now...whenever it becomes bothersome I will get the Yag laser surgery done. ... (66 replies)
... I had the retina repair in 2011 and just had cataract surgery last week. ... (66 replies)
... th distorted vision. So, all these are also guesses by the dr. I had earlier read the recommendations of "American Academy of Opthalmology," about doing even the laser retinopexy as a preventative treatment, and the panel was divided into whether to do it or not, and I was myself in a predicament then. ... (66 replies)
... after the cataract surgeries for distance vision and have been very happy with them, although, I have to use reading glasses, of course. ... (66 replies)
... on't have RD then you may not have an air bubble, and the vitreous may be replaced by saline solution. If there are only retinal tears, then they are repaired by laser retinopexy without vitrectomy, as in my case early on. But I am no doctor, and you should certainly talk to your doctor about all this before the vit. ... (66 replies)
... I have had vitrectomy with retinal repair (laser+cryo retinopexy) done on my left eye about 3 weeks ago for retinal detachment. There were multiple retinal tears at the top left portion (9:00-12:00), as well as the bottom 7:00-8:00 sector, despite having gone through a preventative 360-degree laser-retinopexy. The surgeon said that the cone cells at the fovea, which gives... (66 replies)
... of the cost for the Cataract surgery. ... (19 replies)
... nearsightedness. Post surgery the nearsightedness is gone, but my corrected vision is much poorer, especially with sun in my eyes or in dim light. ... (7 replies)
... post cataract surgery is supposed to be the most reliable way to eliminate astigmatism. ... (44 replies)
... There's also a membrane that can form after cataract surgery, can't remember if there's a name for it, and I had a "capsulotomy" in each eye for that., separate occasions, in office, no hospitalization. ... (19 replies)
... Secondary cataracts commonly develop several weeks, to several years after cataract surgery. ... (5 replies)