... But I would not have the YAG done in this calendar year just to take advantage of a met deductible. ... (7 replies)
... on't be fun. I'm just nervous about having both eyes done and having the blurriness. Right now my right eye compensates for the reading, etc. But I can tell that cataract is getting worse, so I know it's just a matter of time. ... (107 replies)
... I saw the doctor yesterday. I have an appointment in 3 months, at which time he thinks it might be time for a YAG. He also said that if my vision deteriorated a lot before then to call for an appointment. He showed me a plastic model of an eye with the posterior capsular opacification. It also had a post-Yag replacement part. The hole in it was maybe a third of the diameter of... (9 replies)
... halos at night any better. Due to the lens capsule becoming cloudy, just like a cataract, is the most likely culprit. But the YAG procedure only puts a tiny hole in the central vision so the opaqueness in the surrounding lens capsule will still be present. ... (9 replies)
... Your secondary cataract is likely affecting how well your iol is functioning although obviously your surgeon would be able to better assess this. ... (9 replies)
... kws6000, Your post is obviously intended to be nothing more than encouraging and to allay any fears and anxieties, and for that I thank you. ... (9 replies)
... I was thinking the YAG would take care of that. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Serious Person :wave:
I haven't been on much lately. Wondered how you and In Hiding were doing.
I had the capsilotomy done about 15 years ago (Guessing on the time). They used the YAG. I walked in, they put in drops, did the laser and that was it!
I probably waited an hour, then popped my contacts back in and off I went!
Easiest thing ever!. The only thing I've... (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. ... (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)
... blind without glasses. Anyway her vision has gotten worst with the procedure. She has one eye for far distance and the other for near. The near one developped post operation cateracts and had a YAG to clear it up. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... oaters, and what I call vitreous wobbles. I still have some vitreous left that could not be removed. I also notice dark mass moving in my periphery. I may need a YAG procedure for the IOL in my right eye in about 6 months. All the docs say this all sounds annoying but not to worry. ... (0 replies)
... o repair retinal detachments. My surgeon determined that I should also have a vitrectomy and the buckles. I will never know if the very first surgery I had for a cataract and subsequent YAG procedure caused my retinal detachment or not. ... (16 replies)
... So I am 3 months post Crystalens surgery. My nearsighted vision is not horrible but not good either, my distance vision is awful. My intermediate vision is perfect. The dr. ... (0 replies)
... after cataract surgery, please post here. I am looking for info on symptoms to determine if my slight PCO is really affecting my vision. ... (36 replies)