cyclodialysis


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cyclodialysis

 [si″klo-di-al´ĭ-sis]
creation of a communication between the anterior chamber of the eye and the suprachoroidal space, in glaucoma.

cy·clo·di·al·y·sis

(sī'klō-dī-al'i-sis),
Establishment of a communication between the anterior chamber and the suprachoroidal space to reduce intraocular pressure in glaucoma.
[cyclo- + G. dialysis, separation]

cy·clo·di·al·y·sis

(sī'klō-dī-al'i-sis)
Establishment of a communication between the anterior chamber and the suprachoroidal space in order to reduce intraocular pressure in glaucoma.
[cyclo- + G. dialysis, separation]

cyclodialysis

Surgical separation of the ciliary body of the eye from the sclera so as to reduce its efficiency in secreting aqueous humour and lower the pressure within the eye in GLAUCOMA.

cyclodialysis 

Disinsertion of the ciliary body from the scleral spur which may produce a cyclodialysis cleft resulting in hypotony. It is performed occasionally in the treatment of glaucoma to reduce the intraocular pressure, as it forms a communication between the anterior chamber and the suprachoroidal space. It may also occur as a result of trauma or intraocular surgery (e.g. trabeculectomy). See recession angle; uveoscleral pathway.
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Furthermore, multiple clefts or incomplete cyclodialysis is not suitable for probe detection.
The management of a cyclodialysis cleft is aimed at reaffixing the detached ciliary body to the internal scleral surface.
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