trabeculotomy

tra·bec·u·lot·o·my

(tră-bek'yū-lot'ŏ-mē),
Surgical opening of the sinus venosus sclerae (canal of Schlemm) to treat glaucoma.
[trabekula + G. tomē, incision]

trabeculotomy

(trə-bĕk′yə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical opening of the venous sinus of the sclera to treat glaucoma.

trabeculotomy

[-ot′əmē]
a surgical opening in an orbital trabecula to increase the outflow of aqueous humor.

tra·bec·u·lot·o·my

(tră-bek'yū-lot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical opening of the sinus venosus sclerae (canal of Schlemm) to treat glaucoma.
[trabekula + G. tomē, incision]

trabeculotomy 

A surgical procedure aimed at lowering intraocular pressure by unblocking the entry of Schlemm's canal to ease the outflow of aqueous humour. This procedure is used principally in congenital glaucoma especially when goniotomy has failed.
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Another approach is to use trabeculotomy in which the canal of Schlemm is identified by dissection and the trabecular meshwork removed by passing a probe into the canal.