ophthalmectomy


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ophthalmectomy

 [of″thal-mek´to-me]
excision of an eye; enucleation of the eyeball.

ophthalmectomy

/oph·thal·mec·to·my/ (of″thal-mek´tah-me) excision of an eye; enucleation of the eyeball.

Patient discussion about ophthalmectomy

Q. For those that had an epimacular membrane removed, how long was it before your eye healed? How was your vision afterwards? Do you now require or benefit from glasses?

A. Epimacular membrane removal can be associated with a variety of ocular conditions and therefore the healing process varies tremendously depending on the underlying pathology. Furthermore, this condition may recur.

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