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A 78-year-old male asked:

It is 2 yrs since i had cataract surgery in my right eye. now i have a very mild case of after cataract . since i am blind in my left eye from an accident, i only have this my right eye. if i do not have the yag laser will it stay same, or get worse?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
My experience : A good ophthalmologist can utilize a laser effectively and safely to clear this up. Main consequence is small temporary floaters. I had a terrific outcome in both eyes. Likely to be tolerated if no procedure
Last updated Dec 21, 2020

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