iridencleisis


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iridencleisis

 [ir″ĭ-den-kli´sis]
surgical incarceration of a slip of the iris within a corneal or limbal incision to act as a wick for aqueous drainage in glaucoma.

ir·i·den·clei·sis

(ir'i-den-klī'sis),
The incarceration of a portion of the iris by corneoscleral incision in glaucoma to effect filtration between the anterior chamber and subconjunctival space.
[irido- + G. enkleiō, to shut in]

iridencleisis

/iri·den·clei·sis/ (ir″ĭ-den-kli´sis) surgical incarceration of a slip of the iris within a corneal or limbal incision to act as a wick for aqueous drainage in glaucoma.

ir·i·den·clei·sis

(ir'i-den-klī'sis)
The incarceration of a portion of the iris by corneoscleral incision in glaucoma to effect filtration between the anterior chamber and subconjunctival space.
[irido- + G. enkleiō, to shut in]

iridencleisis

surgical incarceration of a slip of the iris within a corneal or limbal incision to act as a wick for aqueous drainage in glaucoma.

iridencleisis-cyclodialysis
a surgical procedure used in the treatment of many types of glaucoma. Combines a posterior sclerectomy, cyclodialysis and trans-scleral iridencleisis.