Nd:YAG Posterior Capsulotomy

Posterior capsule opening after Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy 

Indication:

  • Posterior capsule opacification following extracapsular cataract surgery
  • Particularly when it interferes the patient's daily activities, gives symptoms of decreased visual acuity and significant glare

Complication:

  • Intraocular pressure elevation
  • Damage to the IOL
  • IOL dislocation
  • Inflammatory reaction
  • Cystoid macular edema
  • Retinal detachment