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yag laser for starburst

I had cateract surgery March and April of this year,I saw halos had yag laser done last wed. and this week on tues. I now see starbursts in right eye told my dr. about it and he said I would stop seeing them when I told my brain not to see them. I have talked to several people who have had this procedure and they see the same thing is it all our brains mal functioning? I am confused can you help or explain why this is happening..


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They usually get better, but not always.

Dr. O.
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Thank you for your answer I hope mine will not last very long,but can you train your brain not to see starbursts and halos?
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It's now been 3 years since my cataract surgeries and the (1) YAG following them.  Doctor never did do a second YAG; just on the off chance it may do more harm than good.  The starbursts are still there but don't bother me as much; I don't know whether my brain got used to them or they actually diminished with time (lots of it!).
I did try the drops that shrink your pupils (at night) but they did not make any difference.
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