eye operation

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Noun1.eye operation - 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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Tenders are invited for Up-gradation of Existing Eye Operation Theatre into Modular Operation Theatre in Govt.
She said the child needs an eye operation as he is not able to use his eyelashes.
ABREAKTHROUGH eye operation has made life more colourful for a Tyneside man.
SIR - On Tuesday January 27 I had an eye operation at Glangwili Hospital Carmarthen.
I was able to have my pacemaker fitted two days later and had my eye operation the following day, thanks to two different departments working closely together to ensure the best outcome for me.
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Talking to M AIL T ODAY , a doctor said, "Under normal circumstances, Endophthalmitis is known to occur in not more than one out of 1,000 cases of surgery in an eye operation facility.
A DRUG dealer earning PS250 a week by supplying cocaine claimed he was trying to raise the cash to pay for an eye operation.
In a statement posted on the band's website, it said: "We're sorry to do this at such short notice and sincerely apologise for any disappointment caused but Paul has had to have an emergency eye operation and unfortunately the first two shows in Portsmouth and Bristol have been rescheduled.
I had an eye operation where I had to be awake and a theatre nurse held my hand all through the procedure.
He told me that he came to England in 2000 with his wife and two sons because one boy needed an eye operation that he could not afford to pay for back home.
Greece's new Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will not be well enough to travel to a critical European Union summit in Brussels after undergoing an eye operation, the government has said.