scleral resection

scle·ral re·sec·tion

shortening of the outer coat of the eye in retinal separation.
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A number of adjunctive materials has been implanted in the scleral resection bed in order to maintain a patent scleral lake, such as collagen implants [17], reticulated hyaluronic acid [18], and nonresorbable acrylic implants [19, 20].