eye surgery


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Noun1.eye surgery - 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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NO fewer than 70 people in Nasarawa South Senatorial district of Nasarawa State have benefited from the free eye surgery conducted by the State government.
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Today's popular laser eye surgery is the product of a Colombian doctor's pioneering work.
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Both sons of doctors, these musicians stitched together samples taken from rhinoplasty, laser eye surgery, and other procedures for their CD, creating a sonic dissertation that addresses issues pertinent but not exclusive to gay culture.
Laser eye surgery isn't 100-percent perfect yet either.
O'Brien, director of refractive eye surgery at Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore.
l For general information about laser eye surgery contact the Royal College of Ophthalmologists on 0207-935 0702.
Gordon admits that solar surgery can never replace the most sophisticated laser procedures, such as those used in eye surgery. "I am not describing a panacea," he says.
laser eye surgery) is not sustainable, since competitors will obtain the technology and compete if barriers to entry are not high.