capsular advancement

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cap·su·lar ad·vance·ment

surgical reattachment of the anterior portion of Tenon capsule.
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capsular advancement

Any arthroscopic or surgical technique that moves a joint capsule anteriorly.
See also: advancement
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