Complications of neodymium: yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser capsulotomy

W. J. Curtis, J. C. Javitt

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Neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser posterior capsulotomy after cataract surgery is a commonly performed procedure. Although considered a relatively safe and effective treatment of posterior capsular opacification, it is not without its complications. The pertinent literature is reviewed with special emphasis placed on recent developments and findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30-34
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Ophthalmology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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