zonulolysis

zonulolysis

 [zōn″u-lol´ĭ-sis]
dissolution of the ciliary zonule by use of enzymes, to permit surgical removal of the lens.

zo·nu·lol·y·sis

, zonulysis (zō'nyū-lol'i-sis, -lī'sis),
Dissolution of the zonula ciliaris by enzymes (α-chymotrypsin) to facilitate surgical removal of a cataract.
Synonym(s): Barraquer method
[zonule + G. lysis, dissolution]

zonulolysis

/zo·nu·lol·y·sis/ (zōn″u-lol´ĭ-sis) dissolution of the ciliary zonule by use of enzymes to permit surgical removal of the lens.

zo·nu·lol·y·sis

, zonulysis (zō'nyū-lol'i-sis, -nyū-lī'sis)
Dissolution of the zonula ciliaris by enzymes (α-chymotrypsin) to facilitate surgical removal of a cataract.
Synonym(s): Barraquer method.
[zonule + G. lysis, dissolution]

Barraquer,

Hignacio, Spanish ophthalmologist, 1884-1965.
Barraquer ciliary forceps
Barraquer corneal forceps
Barraquer hemostatic mosquito forceps
Barraquer irrigator spatula
Barraquer keratoplasty knife
Barraquer method - dissolution of the zonula ciliaris by enzymes (α-chymotrypsin) to facilitate surgical removal of a cataract. Synonym(s): zonulolysis
Barraquer microkeratome
Barraquer needle carrier
Barraquer shield

zonulolysis, zonulysis

dissolution of the ciliary zonule by use of enzymes, to permit surgical removal of the lens.
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Table 1: Evolution of cataract surgery Year Technique Place Surgeon 800 BC Couching India Susruta 1015 AD Needle aspiration Iraq Unknown 1100 Needle aspiration Couching Syria Unknown 1500 Couching Europe Unknown 1745 ECCE inferior incision France Daviel 1753 ICCE by thumb expression England Sharp 1860 ECCE superior incision Germany Von Graefe 1880 ICCE muscle hook zonulolysis India Smith and lens tumble 1900 ICCE by capsule forceps Germany Verhoeff 1940 ICCE by capsule suction Europe Barraquer erysiphake 1949 ECCE with post.