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Dr. Rick helped me before. My son has nanophthalmos and has

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Dr. Rick helped me before. My son has nanophthalmos and has had lens implantation due to high pressure. He formed a posterior membrane that had been tagged after three months. Then he had a second yag and now a third yag. The vision after third yag is cloudy. Will that eventually clear up. Also his pressure has gone up to 30. He has been on pretforte for six weeks. Could that be the problem with pressure

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
It is not unusual for the membrane to need a couple of laser treatments in children so, hopefully, the vision will clear up. If not, he may have to have another yag laser treatment or, perhaps, even surgical removal of the opacity behind the lens.
The Pred Forte could be the cause of his increased eye pressure. The good news? Once he no longer needs the steroids and stops using them his pressure, in the vast majority of cases, will come back down. In the meantime drops can be used to control is eye pressure. At this point I would not be too worried about his pressure being at 30 for a short time.
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Experience: Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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