laser capsulotomy


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laser capsulotomy

The use of a laser to make a hole in the capsule surrounding the lens of the eye to let light pass. Extracapsular removal of a cataract allows the capsule surrounding the lens to remain in the eye; however, if the capsule becomes cloudy, laser capsulotomy is used to restore vision.
See also: capsulotomy
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Intraocular pressure was measured with goldman applanation tonometer (GAT) 2 hours after Nd: YAG laser capsulotomy.
In the present study 30% had clinically significant PCO, Nd-YAG laser capsulotomy was performed in 17.
Una po, 'pag bulag na po ang mata at ni-YAG laser capsulotomy pa po, mukhang hindi na po kailangang gawin 'yun at nag-claim pa po sa amin he further said.
Probability of Nd: YAG Laser Capsulotomy after cataract surgery in Olmsted County, Minnesota.
Patients and Methods: The study was conducted on consecutive aphakic and pseudophakic patients suffering from posterior capsular opacification who were admitted for Nd-YAG laser capsulotomy at Ophthalmology Department of Saidu Teaching Hospital, Saidu Sharif, Swat, from November 2006 to May 2007.
Transient rise of IOP after Nd: YAG laser capsulotomy has been reported and well documented in literature and is 0.
retrospectively evaluated preschool--and school-age children (4-12 years old) who underwent cataract surgery without posterior capsulotomy and reported that 21 of 30 eyes developed posterior capsular opacification and 15 (50%) required Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy.
Nd-YAG laser posterior capsulotomy introduced a technique for closed eye, effective and relatively safe opening of opacified posterior capsule and laser capsulotomy became the standard care.
In such cases, referral for YAG laser capsulotomy may be indicated, which is a quick and painless procedure.
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