cyclodialysis


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cyclodialysis

(ˌsaɪkləʊdaɪˈælɪsɪs)
n
a surgical procedure in the treatment of glaucoma whereby an opening is created between the anterior chamber and the suprachoroidal space in order to alleviate pressure
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15) Other reported causes of glaucoma in raptors are traumatic iridodialysis and cyclodialysis (13); neither of which was observed in the present case, and primary glaucoma, (11) which would not be permanently corrected with short-term medical therapy as was the case in the current report.
A cyclodialysis cleft can also occur following trauma (which produces a direct channel between the suprachoroidal space and the anterior chamber) and can be a cabsu off a lowering of IOP.
He bisected the nucleus in the anterior chamber using a sharpened cyclodialysis spatula.