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detachment of a portion of tissue, especially muscle or tendon, and reattachment at a point further forward than the original attachment, as is done with an eye muscle for correction of strabismus.
capsular advancement attachment of Tenon's capsule in front of its normal position.
surgical reattachment of the anterior portion of Tenon capsule.
Any arthroscopic or surgical technique that moves a joint capsule anteriorly.
See also: advancement