cataract surgery(redirected from Extracapsular cataract extraction)
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|Noun||1.||cataract surgery - eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant|
intracapsular surgery - cataract surgery in which the entire lens is removed
extracapsular surgery - cataract surgery in which only the front of the lens is removed; the back of the lens capsule remains intact and provides support for the lens implant