Skip to Content
Medical Term:

Graefe operation

Pronunciation: gra'fe

Definition:

  1. removal of cataract by a limbal incision with capsulotomy and iridectomy. Both operations were landmarks in the field of ophthalmic surgery;
  2. iridectomy for glaucoma.
© Copyright 2016 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide