PCO(posterior capsular opacification) after FEMTO laser cataract surgery

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Has anyone had this PCO complication 2 weeks after Femto cataract surgery? I thought it was something that could develop 2-5 years after surgery not 2 weeks. Has anyone had the YAG laser to correct this problem?

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    I had RLE at the end of June . A few weeks after  my final check up at the hospital I had to contact the consultant due to pain in my right eye that wasn't subsiding . He checked both my eyes and said I would probably need Yag laser at some point due to scarring on the back of my eyes which is causing blurred vision at times . 

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    Hi

    I had cataract surgery in Dec 2015, PCO & Yag In Mar.2016

    Then Retinal Detachment in Nov 2016. Don't know if Yag caused the retina to detach.

    I was told no. Now have Pco in other eye, will have to get Yag laser eventually.

    Praying outcome will be positive.

    Wishing you a good outcome.

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      How was your vision after the yag? Any annoying capsule fragments or floaters that refused to go away?
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      Oh my gosh. Lots, small, big, dif. shapes. Most gone now, but the flashing lights on the far corner of my eye still there. Just comes & goes. Starts at the top of the eye & goes around the corner to the bottom. Very bright in the dark. Looks like I'm stuck with it. But not bad. I can handle that. I'm sure your floaters will dissolve.

      I now have to get Yag on the other eye, hoping no complications.

      Take care.

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    I had cataract surgery in one eye in May, and the other in July.  At the time, the surgeon said that I was likely to get PCO and, indeed, by September, my vision was no longer very clear.  I had the laser procedure mid Oct.  I had a ton of floaters for the first week or so, which was rather disorientating, but my vision was improved.  Four weeks later, I do still have some floaters - less bothersome, but still a little annoying, but I am hoping they will continue to lessen.
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      My floaters are refusing to go. There is one large one and a ton of smaller ones. If my eyes are perfectly still they all settle below my line of vision, however as soon as I move my eyes it's kind of like shaking a snow globe. I don't really know where they are supposed to go where they would never appear again, this seems impossible to me, given that our eyes are a sphere full of 99% water! It's been over three months now and the situation hasn't changed. I'm glad yours are ebbing, just wish mine would do the same.

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