cyclophotoablation


cyclophotoablation
n.
the use of light or lasers to destroy the ciliary body of the eye in order to reduce production of aqueous humour and hence reduce intraocular pressure. It is used in the treatment of glaucoma.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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