peripheral iridectomy

(redirected from stenopeic iridectomy)

pe·riph·er·al ir·i·dec·to·my

in narrow-angle glaucoma, the surgical removal of a minute portion of the iris at its root; in intracapsular extraction of cataract, removal of one or more minute sections near the peripheral border, leaving the pupillary margin intact.
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peripheral iridectomy

Removal of peripheral tissue from the iris.
See also: iridectomy
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