Glaucoma & Cataract, Prof. Eytan Blumenthal

Laser after Cataract

Capsulotomy - a laser procedure aimed at opening a hole in an opaque posterior capsule

Can a Cataract Return?

If not, than what are ‘Secondary Cataract’ and ‘Posterior Capsulotomy’? Many patients are concerned that they might need to undergo a second cataract operation on the same eye, some time in the future. I always assure my patients that they needn’t worry about this concern. During treatment, the cataract, which is a clouding of the lens, is …

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YAG laser for treating secondary cataract and glaucoma

Laser Capsulotomy

(Removing a secondary cataract with a laser, a procedure called capsulotomy) During cataract surgery, your eye-surgeon will replace the natural lens of the eye with an artificial one which is transparent and will remain that way for ever. The reason for removing the natural lens is connected to its gradual opacification, so that instead of being …

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