phacoerysis

phacoerysis
Extraction of the lens of the eye by means of a suction cup called the erysophake. [phaco- + G. erysis, pulling, drawing off]

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phaco·ery·sis (fak″o-ə-reґsis) [phaco- + Gr. eryein to drag away] removal of the lens in cataract by means of suction with an instrument known as an erysiphake; called also Barraquer method or operation.

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  • Barraquer method — phacoerysis …   Medical dictionary

  • Barraquer operation — phacoerysis …   Medical dictionary

  • facoérisis — Eng. Phacoerysis Técnica quirúrgica de extracción intracapsular de la catarata por succión con la ayuda de un erisífaco. Operación de Barraquer …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • Barraquer method operation — Bar·ra·quer method, operation (bah rah kārґ) [Ignacio Barraquer, Spanish ophthalmologist, 1884–1965] phacoerysis …   Medical dictionary

  • erysiphake — er·ys·i·phake (er isґĭ fāk) [Gr. erysis a drawing + phakos lentil] an instrument for removing a cataractous lens by suction. Cf. phacoerysis …   Medical dictionary

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