goniotomy


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Related to goniotomy: Trabeculectomy, trabeculotomy

goniotomy

 [go″ne-ot´ah-me]
an operation for glaucoma; it consists in opening Schlemm's canal under direct vision.

go·ni·ot·o·my

(gō'nē-ot'ŏ-mē),
Surgical opening of the trabecular meshwork in congenital glaucoma.
[G. gōnia, angle, + tomē, incision]

goniotomy

/go·ni·ot·o·my/ (go´ne-ot´ah-me) an operation for glaucoma; it consists in opening Schlemm's canal under direct vision.

goniotomy

(gō′nē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical opening of the vascular structure encircling the cornea by way of the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye to treat congenital glaucoma.

goniotomy

[gōn′ē·ot′əmē]
an operation performed to remove any obstruction to the flow of aqueous humor in the front chamber of the eye. The procedure is commonly done in patients with congenital glaucoma.

go·ni·ot·o·my

(gō'nē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical opening of the trabecular meshwork in congenital glaucoma.
[G. gōnia, angle, + tomē, incision]

goniotomy

An operation to open up the abnormal internal drainage angle in congenital GLAUCOMA.

goniotomy

A surgical procedure aimed at lowering intraocular pressure by making an incision through the trabecular meshwork to ease the outflow of aqueous humour into Schlemm's canal. This procedure is used principally in congenital glaucoma.

goniotomy

an operation for glaucoma; it consists in opening Schlemm's canal under direct vision.