cyclodialysis


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cyclodialysis

[¦sī·klō·dī′al·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Detaching the ciliary body from the sclera in order to effect reduction of intraocular tension in certain cases of glaucoma, especially in aphakia.
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4 mm Hg), and eyes with iridodialysis or cyclodialysis have higher intraocular pressure (mean [+ or -] SD, 35.
Spaeth (1980) combined extraction of lens with trabeculectomy, partial punch sclerectomy, iridenchleisis and cyclodialysis, but did not find a single combination suitable for all type of cases.
It can lead to hyphema, iridocyclitis, iris sphincter tears, iridodialysis, cyclodialysis, lens subluxation, angle recession, retinal tear or dialysis, retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage or choroidal rupture.