Blurry Vision after Cataract Surgery

Blurry Vision after Cataract Surgery

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"Decoding YAG Capsulotomy: Restoring Clarity After Cataract Surgery"

Welcome to Peachtree Ophthalmology, where we unravel the intricacies of YAG Capsulotomy, a crucial procedure post-cataract surgery. In this comprehensive guide, we delve into what YAG Capsulotomy entails, why it is necessary, and how it enhances your vision. 

Understanding YAG Capsulotomy:

YAG Capsulotomy is a laser procedure designed to address a common occurrence known as posterior capsule opacification (PCO). PCO can cloud the lens capsule, leading to visual disturbances even after a successful cataract removal. 

Why YAG Capsulotomy is Necessary:

  1. Clearing Visual Obstruction: PCO often results in blurred or hazy vision, mimicking cataract symptoms. YAG Capsulotomy precisely addresses this issue by creating an opening in the cloudy capsule, allowing light to reach the retina without hindrance. 
  2. Swift and Painless Procedure: YAG Capsulotomy is an outpatient procedure that is quick and painless. Dr. Washington utilizes a YAG laser to perform the procedure, ensuring minimal discomfort for the patient. 
  3. Enhancing Visual Outcomes: By eliminating the clouded capsule, YAG Capsulotomy enhances the outcomes of cataract surgery. Patients typically experience a significant improvement in vision shortly after the procedure. 

The Post-Cataract Care Continuum:

At Peachtree Ophthalmology, our commitment to your vision extends beyond cataract surgery. YAG Capsulotomy is a testament to our comprehensive post-cataract care, ensuring that your vision remains optimal in the long run. 

FAQs – YAG Capsulotomy: 

Q1: Is YAG Capsulotomy painful? No, YAG Capsulotomy is a painless procedure performed on an outpatient basis. 

Q2: How soon after cataract surgery might YAG Capsulotomy be necessary? YAG Capsulotomy is typically performed when posterior capsule opacification causes visual symptoms, which can occur months or years after cataract surgery. 

Q3: How long does the procedure take? YAG Capsulotomy is a quick procedure, often taking only a few minutes. 

Q4: Are there any side effects or risks associated with YAG Capsulotomy? While complications are rare, Dr. Washington will discuss potential risks and benefits during the consultation. 

Schedule Your Post-Cataract Evaluation:

If you’ve undergone cataract surgery and notice changes in your vision, it’s essential to schedule a post-cataract evaluation. Our clinic will assess whether YAG Capsulotomy is necessary to maintain or improve your visual acuity. 

Peachtree Ophthalmology- Eye Doctor Near Me in Norcross GA

Experience personalized care for your vision needs at Peachtree Ophthalmology, if you are suffering from post cataract surgery blurry vision call us today.  Our expertise ensures precise diagnosis and tailored treatment options, prioritizing your eye health. Schedule your appointment today for comprehensive eye care in Norcross and Peachtree Corners, Georgia. 

How To Contact Us

Our eye clinic is ideally located close to the intersection of Holcomb Bridge Rd and Spalding Dr. Serving Norcross GA, Duluth, Sandy Springs, Roswell & Johns Creek.


4045 Wetherburn Way, Ste 1
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

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Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat & Sun: Closed

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