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pre treating for 2nd cataract PCO
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pre treating for 2nd cataract PCO

I have heard that some cataract Docs actually cut a small hole in the posterior capsular bag as a forethought to the patient having PCO later. This way they dont have to do the YAG treatment which has risks of its own.
Can I ask the Doctors here if they have ever done this and what they thunk of it..
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Very bad idea, rarely to never done (I've never done in over 12,000 cataract operations. Done in infant and children surgery because membrane films over almost 100% of time. Now in adults maybe 25%.

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