Will this procedure hurt?
It is very much a painless and safe procedure. In most cases, the eye doctor can perform the treatment at the time of consultation.
What is a YAG laser capsulotomy?
YAG laser capsulotomy involves a special laser that makes a small hole to break off the opacity in the capsule bag after your cataract surgery to restore normal vision.
Is it common?
It is relatively common and can occur in 10-20% of cataract surgery patients.
How long does it take to recover from Yag laser capsulotomy?
The Yag procedure is quick and pain-free and, therefore, does not require any recovery time. Some patients do, however, notice some floaters for a few weeks after the procedure.