Laser Eye Surgery/YAG LASER CAPSULOTOMY

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Does this only correct star bursts at night . Does it help my vision to improve also. what does it help improve.

Answer
Yag laser  Capsulotomy makes a small opening in the thickened posterior capsule behind the Intra ocular lens implanted in the eye. It improves visual acuity as well as the contrast sensitivity. It however may have no role in improving the symptoms of star bursts at night.  

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Nitin Balakrishnan

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Can answer questions on all aspects of LASIK Laser Vision Correction, Eximer Laser, Femtosecond Lasers, Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), EpiLasik,Phototherapeutic Keratectomy (PTK), to name a few. Also well versed with Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation, Phakoemulsification, Glaucoma, and other common diseases of the anterior segment of the eye specifically the Cornea. Can also take questions, on alternative methods of correction of Refractive errors, like, Clear Lens Extraction, PRELEX, Phakic IOL implantations and ICL implants. Would prefer not to answer questions on the Retina, and posterior segment of the eye, leaving the Job to a Viteroretinal Expert.

Experience

Been in private practice as an Ophthalmologist for 25 years. Have performed tens of thousands of eye surgeries, like Phakoemulsification, LASIK Laser Vision Correction, Phakic IOL implantation, ICL implantation, Multifocal and Toric IOL implantation, to name a few. Been attached to Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, in Vile Parle, Mumbai currently,as the Head of the Ophthalmology Department, for about 20 years. Been the Founder and Chief Medical Director of Sai Deep Eye Clinic, and Crystal Vision Laser Centre at Santacruz and Vile Parle in Mumbai.

Organizations
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS),All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS), Itraocular Implant and Refractive Society (IIRSI), Bombay Ophthalmologists Association (BOA).

Publications
Journal of Cataract and Reftactive Surgery, Eurotimes, Ocular Surgery News, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology.

Education/Credentials
M.S.(Ophthalmology), D.O.M.S, M.A.M.S(Vienna) Trained in Phakoemulsification and Laser Eye Surgery, in Italy and the United States.

Awards and Honors
Best Papers and Video Film awards in various National and International Conferences.

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