iridotomy iridotomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

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  • Iridotomy Lens facilitates laser glaucoma treatment.

    By increasing access to periphery, Blumenthal Iridotomy Lens enables glaucoma treatment with minimal post-laser inflammation. Design of contact lens indents cornea to open angle and flatten peripheral iris. Precise positioning and sharply focused laser spot minimizes iris tissue collateral damage and distances cornea from iris to reduce risk of endothelial cell damage. Large lens housing ...
    on January 23, 2014     Source: ThomasNet

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