eye surgery

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Noun1.eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
cataract surgery - eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant
cyclodestructive surgery - an eye operation that treats glaucoma by destroying the ciliary body with a laser
filtration surgery - eye surgery that opens a passage allowing excess aqueous humor to drain into surrounding tissues; a treatment for glaucoma
iridectomy - an eye operation that treats closed-angle glaucoma by surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye
iridotomy - a surgical procedure that makes an incision in the iris of the eye in order to enlarge the pupil or to treat closed-angle glaucoma
keratotomy - surgical incision into the cornea
LASEK, laser-assisted subepithelial keratomileusis - a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
laser trabecular surgery - eye surgery that makes many tiny laser burns in an area that will increase the drainage of aqueous humor
laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, LASIK - a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
vitrectomy - a surgical procedure that removes the vitreous humor and replace it with saline solution
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No other patients with postoperative endophthalmitis were identified, and postoperative infections had not occurred in any of the six patients who had undergone other invasive ophthalmologic surgical procedures (scleral repair, evisceration, or eyelid operations) during September 29-October 2.