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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KHANEWAL -- The THQ Hospital arranged a separate nursery for infants and started eye operation theater equipped with modern facilities here on Friday.
He had just returned to Kenya after undergoing an eye operation in Germany.
The free eye operation is funded by Mata Amritanandamayi (AMRITA international) in partnership with the Nakuru County government of, Crown Paints and Lions International.CAUSE OF CATARACTSMs Kagwi acknowledged that aging is the main cause of eye cataracts.
A KNOWN Bahraini doctor has been jailed for two months after a botched eye operation left a patient partially blind.
According to the Mirror UK, the woman took her cat to have an eye operation after claiming its eyes were in "ugly" shape.
After his surgery on Friday, he posted: "Lunchtime emergency eye operation. Evening NSPCC ball for Helpline.
Posing up with his patch over his right eye, Nick said: "Lunchtime emergency eye operation Evening NSPCC ball for Helpline Couldn't let them down Had to go part pirate"
He moans his TV screen is too small and he moans about his time waiting in hospital for an NHS eye operation.
Diaz revealed to fans via the comments section of his post that Meerah is due for an eye operation next week.
Of the 22 patients treated, 20 were referred to AIIMS RP Eye centre for an urgent eye operation, while the remaining two patients had undergone further treatment at GTB hospital.
NAYPYyDAW (CyHAN)- Myanmar's State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi underwent eye operation in Nay Pyi Taw on Saturday morning, said U Win Htein, member of the central executive committee of the National League for Democracy.