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When should a posterior capsulotomy be performed?

If your vision becomes worse after cataract surgery, it is important to consult your ophthalmologist (Eye M.D.). If a cloudy or wrinkled capsule is discovered, a posterior capsulotomy may be recommended when you are not able to see well enough to do the things you like or need to do.

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