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Filtering Surgery

Introduction: Filtering Surgery

Description of Filtering Surgery

Filtering Surgery: A surgical procedure used in treatment of glaucoma in which an opening is created through which aqueous fluid may pass from the anterior chamber into a sac created beneath the conjunctiva, thus lowering the pressure within the eye. (Hoffman, Pocket Glossary of Ophthalmologic Terminology, 1989).
Source: MeSH 2007

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