Vision may become
hazy or misty some months after Extracapsular cataract surgery with
/ without Intraocular Lens. One of the reasons for the fall in vision
is opacification of the posterior capsule.
The above mentioned
condition can be rectified with a YAG LASER (CAPSULOTOMY)
which consists of making a hole in the posterior capsule. Yag Laser
Capsulotomy is an extremely simple & safe procedure with a very
low complication rate. It is much safer than any other form of surgical
intervention to achieve a hole in the posterior capsule.
are uncommon and occasional after Yag Laser Surgery. The incidence
of complications is slightly higher when Laser Capsulotomy is performed
in eyes with his supported or anterior chamber Intraccular Lenses
compared to Posterior chamber Lenses.