intracapsular surgery

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Related to intracapsular surgery: extracapsular surgery, Cataract surgery
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Noun1.intracapsular surgery - cataract surgery in which the entire lens is removed
cataract surgery - eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant
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The step from relative lengthening of the neck to the elaboration of the extended retinacular flap was small, but it opened the door to a new class of intracapsular surgery.
Lee uses plasma excision for both total and intracapsular tonsillectomy, he especially prefers it for intracapsular surgery.