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.
After control of IOP, manual small incision cataract surgery with PCIOL implantation with or without iridectomy was done under local (peribulbar) anaesthesia.
The 8-year observation on PG eyes has demonstrated that TM pigmentation attenuated with time after the reverse pupillary block had been broken down after iridectomy, which prevented more pigment to disperse after the surgery.
Inferior peripheral iridectomy in patients receiving silicone oil.
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.
Corneal nerves are transected during a variety of corneal and anterior-segment surgical procedures, including refractive surgery, perilimbal incisions performed for cataract surgery, iridectomy and trabeculectomy, and penetrating keratoplasty.
Similarly laser iridotomy and peripheral iridectomy are also not necessary.
Procedure (eg, peripheral iridectomy, iridocyclectomy, sclerouveectomy) d.
Spaeth, "The effects of peripheral iridectomy on pigmentary glaucoma," Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia, vol.