... bursts. My wife had LRI in both eyes to correct her severe astigmatism. Mind you she was fine with glasses or contacts. This procedure was touted as a permanent fix for eliminating glasses. In most countries she would be considered blind without glasses. ... (4 replies)
... Well the LRI corrected the astigmatism in my left eye but not my right. My vision isn't as sharp in my right eye also. I was having a lot of glare in my right eye so I had the YAG laser procedure due to a secondary cataract in that eye. I have noticed I have a lot of Starbursts in that eye now. ... (4 replies)
... really want me to get YAG first. I don't notice much cloudiness except for halos at night and a harder time focusing at all distances in low light. ... (7 replies)
... Wow! Hypothetical! I bet the doctors do get stock options. I read somewhere the Eyeonics company is solely owned by a group of Eye Surgeons who implant them. Not sure if this is true or not. ... (7 replies)
... related eye disease which is painful and can blind you. Although I wasn't really terrified of it, I thought, maybe I should think about getting rid of contacts. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks Jodie :) Yes my doctor thinks I should only do the worst one for now. That the other eye (at 80% best corrected vision) is ok for the moment.
I also have to use some kind of eyedrops for about a week beforehand to reduce the possibility of macular edema - did you also have to do that?
Carolyn (6 replies)
... Carolyn, you might take the conservative route if you have PCO in both of your eyes. Just have the YAG procedure in your worst eye. ... (6 replies)
... I researched the risk of RD, since I have the additional risk of having had a vitrectomy in one eye. If it makes you feel better, I've read that the risk of RD is significantly higher for males than for females. Don't know why. (6 replies)
... Thank you, Jodie and Hellas, your replies were very helpful! I did ask my eye doctor about the retinal detachment risk and he just said that with high myopia I had an elevated risk of RD anyway (even without the yag). However, I read on another board that the increased risk of RD from the yag laser (with high myopia) was statistically significant, and that the risk should not... (6 replies)
... After that I developed the clouding of the lens capsule, so had the YAG laser capsulotomy performed. The improvement was awesome! Like magic! ... (6 replies)
... I would be very interested in hearing of peoples' experience with Yag laser. ... (6 replies)
... A couple of years ago I had cataract surgery. Now I notice the left eye is a bit cloudy and the color is not as bright as the other eye. ... (1 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)
... ve read it can cause increased eye pressure but the doctors note that if a patient has that, it should go away eventually. ... (3 replies)
... hazes up and when it starts to disrupt the vision, YAG laser is used to pierce through this membrane, which is a really quick and painless procedure. ... (10 replies)
... I'm not certain of the correct medical terminology but after my lense implants, I had serious ghosting - double vision. To supposedly correct this, a laser punctures the membrane (in the back of the eye) to allow more light to come thru and thereby eliminating the double vision. In my case, it did not work...another worthless procedure. (4 replies)
... Thanks so much, Traven. I've read about this, and I sure hope to be one of the people where it goes away. I hope that for you, too! Keep me posted about your appointment.
I am having a YAG laser procedure on the eye that has this issue (not BECAUSE it does, but because I have developed a sort of common, secondary cataract that needs to be zapped) in September. I hope it makes... (5 replies)
... because it often changes position in the eye after implantation. ... (4 replies)
... I am sorry you have had such a bad out come....I to had a crystalens implant after cataract surgery...My vision in that eye is poor and I have double vision... My doc also said I needed YAG to help my vision.. ... (4 replies)
... I knew nothing, nobody. They offered me no choice of implants and at the time I guess I had not been reading here. I'd forgotten I even had the Yag procedure in both eyes, and what it was for, glad I recorded it in this thread. ... (7 replies)