Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp 321–326 | Cite as

Nd:YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy After Pediatric and Adult Cataract Surgery

  • Adnan ÇinalEmail author
  • Ahmet Demirok
  • Tekin Yasar
  • Atilla Yazıcıoglu
  • H. Ibrahim Yener
  • Adil Kılıç
Original Article


We evaluated neodymium-doped yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd:YAG) laser posterior capsulotomy procedure with or without anesthesia in 35 pediatric eyes and 51 adult eyes. We concluded that Nd:YAG laser posterior capsulotomies in children are similar to adults in general aspects and that Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy can be performed safely and effectively in children under topical or no anesthesia.


Visual Acuity Cataract Amblyopia Congenital Cataract Carteolol 
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© American Society of Contempary Ophthalmology & The Intenational Association of Ocular Surgeons 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adnan Çinal
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  • Ahmet Demirok
    • 1
  • Tekin Yasar
    • 1
  • Atilla Yazıcıoglu
    • 2
  • H. Ibrahim Yener
    • 1
  • Adil Kılıç
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Faculty, Department of OphthalmologyYüzüncü Yıl UniversityVanTurkey
  2. 2.Van State HospitalVanTurkey
  3. 3.YYÜ Tıp Fakültesi Göz Hastalıkları ADVanTurkey

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