iridectomy


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iridectomy

[‚ir·ə′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of part of the iris.
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Iridectomy is sometimes performed to emove tumours d improve then of children who have small central congenital cataracts.
2) However, these patients were treated by iridectomy and / or enucleation, and all were free of disease at follow-up time between 3 and 5 years.
In cases where the iris is very atrophic, it is advisable not to suture the iridectomy as any attempts to hold or pull a friable iris result in it being torn further.
Identification, prevention and treatment of silicone oil pupillary block after an inferior iridectomy.
The aboral end of each animal, containing the statocyst region, was then cut off with dissecting scissors, trimmed with iridectomy scissors, and placed--aboral pole up--on a slide for aboral views of the statolith.
on y The most common type of iridectomy is usually done to treat acute glaucoma, where the pressure in the eyeball is too high.
Similarly laser iridotomy and peripheral iridectomy are also not necessary.
Procedure (eg, peripheral iridectomy, iridocyclectomy, sclerouveectomy) d.
Iridectomy is currently the first choice for iris tumors, and is indicated in tumors covering up to a third of the iris but not extending to the angle.
laevis larvae at stages 48-51 by using fine iridectomy scissors.
The 532 nm green laser module approved last year includes indications for retinal photocoagulation, trabeculoplasty, iridotomy, peripheral iridectomy, diabetic retinopathy, posterior and anterior procedures, and endo-photocoagulation.