This 75 year-old diabetic
woman underwent right phacoemulsification and implant 2 years ago.
Post-operatively, her vision declined to counting fingers due to opacity of
the posterior lens surface. Her ophthalmologist attempted YAG laser but
failed to create significant lens clearing. Instead, some lens pittings were
Two options are available
to improve her vision. Posterior lens polishing and if this fails, lens
Coating on the posterior surface of
Pittings of the lens from YAG laser.
Some but insufficient clearing
of the central posterior lenticular
Close-up view of the lens pittings and