Post-Cataracy Surgery YAG Laser Capsulotomy

We offer Post-Cataract Surgery YAG Laser Capsulotomy here at the New York Eye Surgical Center.

When you have cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes your eye’s cloudy lens and replaces it with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). The IOL is held in place in the eye’s natural lens capsule. Weeks, months or years later, this capsule can become cloudy or wrinkled, causing blurry vision. This is called a posterior capsule opacification (PCO). It is also sometimes called a “secondary cataract” or “scar tissue.” During a YAG Laser Capsulotomy procedure, a laser is used to make an opening in the cloudy capsule, allowing light to pass through again for clear vision.

Make an appointment with your cataract surgeon if you notice cloudiness or blurriness after your cataract surgery, or if you would like to discuss any other issues regarding your vision.

See our “Our Surgeons” page for our individual Cataract Surgeon’s offices contact information.