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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Nd:YAG Laser Posterior Capsulotomy


  • Demonstrate ability to perform YAG capsulotomy using simulation with faculty or senior resident
  • Demonstrate knowledge regarding use of YAG laser
  • Demonstrate understanding of the concerns regarding combined YAG-SLT laser units such as the one at the ICVA.


Suggested citation format: Haugsdal J, Kitzmann A, Oetting TA. The Iowa Ophthalmology Wet Laboratory. Updated Posting June 28, 2021. Originally Posted December 6, 2012. Available from

last updated: 07/01/2021