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I am a 74 year old female. I have macular degeneration.

Tree years ago I had cataract surgery in both eyes.  The right eye was 20/20 the left was 20/30.  I was pleased with this result.  A few months ago I noticed double letters on the TV screen.  My doctor said I had developed a film over my lens.  He performed YAG Laser, Posterior Capsulotomy.  Now my vision is worse.  His explanation was that after the laser procedure, my macular degeneration became more prominent.  I have the dry version and a test showed no advancement.  This explanation didn't make sense to me  Could there be another explanation?
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Macular degeneration is a progressive disease and usually progresses with or without cataract surgery, with or without yag laser capsule to you. So yes the explanation does make sense. I would suggest you see a eye MD retina specialist for some tests such as macular OCT and to make sure you are doing everything possible to slow down the dry ARMD such as taking Preservision AREDS 2 plus vitamin daily and have an appropriate diet.  
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