Glossary of Medical Terms

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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)
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