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Cataract Formation Post Vitrectomy

Why does accelerated cataract formation almost always occur post vitrectomy surgery?
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20923866 tn?1668021361
Hi Doctor. Yes, I heard this as well, in addition to possible oxidation from the bubble and air that enters the eye from surgery.
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Yes it is long suregery compared to cataract surgery to gasses in eye a lot longer
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Hello, did you have YAG before the vitrectomy surgery? It’s supposed to prevent cataract. I had it done but am still have a hazy vision after vitrectomy surgery.
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A yag capsulotomy is a procedure done AFTER someone has had cataract surgery and the posterior capsule of the lens left to hold the IOL in place turns cloudy and need a hole in it (Yag capsulotom). Yag is done AFTER cataract surgery
20923866 tn?1668021361
Thank you Doctor.
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The exact mechanism is not know 'exactly'  may be the trauma of all the instruments in the eye for a rather long surgery, could be the gas that sometimes has to be put in, can alter the  position and support of the human lens.
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