YAG Laser Capsulotomy in Columbus, OH

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What Is a YAG Laser Capsulotomy?

At Erdey Searcy Eye Group, our board-certified ophthalmologists employ YAG laser technology for capsulotomy procedures to address cloudiness that may develop in the eye's capsule following cataract surgery. While cataract surgery involves the removal of the clouded natural lens and the insertion of an artificial intraocular lens, the capsule that holds this lens can sometimes become cloudy, affecting vision. This condition, known as posterior capsule opacification (PCO), can be efficiently treated with a YAG laser capsulotomy, a noninvasive technique that restores clear vision by breaking up the opacity. If you're experiencing symptoms such as blurry vision, double vision, glare, or other visual disturbances weeks, months, or even years after cataract surgery, we invite you to schedule a consultation at our office in Columbus, OH, to discuss the possibility of YAG laser eye surgery.

How Is a YAG Laser Capsulotomy Performed?

YAG laser capsulotomies are efficient outpatient procedures that most patients find quite comfortable. During the procedure, our ophthalmologists will align you with our YAG laser, aiming a precise beam of light at the posterior capsule of your eye. The laser emits quick pulses of light energy to carefully dissolve the clouded section of the capsule without harming the eye's surrounding structures or the artificial lens. It's common to experience temporary blurry vision immediately after a YAG capsulotomy, but your sight should start to clear within a few hours post-treatment. Our Columbus, OH eye care team will keep a close watch on your eye health and prescription during subsequent routine eye examinations.

Clearer Vision After Cataract Surgery

Erdey Searcy Eye Group is committed to providing advanced ophthalmology services to enhance the vision of cataract patients. Our ophthalmologists are experienced in conducting YAG laser capsulotomies to address vision cloudiness that can occur after cataract surgery. To arrange an appointment with one of our specialists, please reach out to our Columbus, OH, eye care center today.

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