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How common is surgery performed using a yag laser? How often is a yag laser used in order to perform such delicate surgeries as treatments that need to be done on the eye? .

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Dr. G Funari
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Yag

Yag lasers have been used safely for 10+ years for a multitude of surgical procedures.

In brief: Yag

Yag lasers have been used safely for 10+ years for a multitude of surgical procedures.
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari
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Dr. Lloyd Williams
Ophthalmology

In brief: Common

YAG laser is a commonly used laser in treating posterior capsular opacification (a membrane behind the lens) after cataract surgery.
It is also used to make peripheral iridotomies (holes in the iris) when these are needed.

In brief: Common

YAG laser is a commonly used laser in treating posterior capsular opacification (a membrane behind the lens) after cataract surgery.
It is also used to make peripheral iridotomies (holes in the iris) when these are needed.
Dr. Lloyd Williams
Dr. Lloyd Williams
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