trabeculoplasty

noun

tra·​bec·​u·​lo·​plas·​ty trə-ˈbek-yə-lō-ˌplas-tē How to pronounce trabeculoplasty (audio)
plural trabeculoplasties
: plastic surgery of a trabecula
specifically : laser surgery to create small openings in the trabecular meshwork of the eye from which the aqueous humor can drain to reduce intraocular pressure caused by open-angle glaucoma

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“Trabeculoplasty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trabeculoplasty. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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