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Types of eye surgeries

Cataract surgery to remove an opacified lens which can be replaced with a plastic intraocular lens implant
Intracapsular cataract extraction (ICCE)
Extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE)
Manual extraction
Phacoemulsification
YAG laser capsulotomy is used to clear the back implant surface of the cloudy posterior capsule which surrounds the lens implant
Glaucoma surgery to allow escape of excess fluid from the eye to lower intraocular pressure
Goniotomy
Iridotomy
Laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI)
Trabeculectomy
Trabeculoplasty
Laser trabeculoplasty (LTP)
Argon laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT)
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
Trabeculotomy
Refractive surgery aims to correct errors of refraction in the eye, reducing or eliminating the need for corrective lenses
Keratomilleusis
Automated lamellar keratoplasty (ALK)
Laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK)
Laser assisted sub-epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK), aka Epi-LASIK
Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)
Laser thermal keratoplasty (LTK)
Conductive keratoplasty (CK)
Limbal relaxing incisions (LRI)
Anterior ciliary sclerotomy (ACS)
Astigmatic keratotomy (AK), aka Arcuate keratotomy or Transverse keratotomy
Radial keratotomy (RK)
Hexagonal keratotomy (HK)
Epikeratophakia
Corneal ring segments (Intacs)
Implantable contact lenses
Scleral expansion bands
Corneal Surgery
Penetrating keratoplasty (PK), aka Corneal transplant surgery, is used to remove a cloudy/diseased cornea and replace it with a clear donor cornea
Phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK)
Pterygium removal
Vitreo-Retinal Surgery
Vitrectomy
Trans pars plana vitrectomy (TPPV)
Pan retinal photocoagulation (PRP)
Retinal Detachment Repair
Scleral Buckle
Pneumatic Retinopexy
Macular Hole Repair
Sclerochoroidectomy
Strabismus Surgery
Weakening Procedures
Recession
Tenectomy
Tenotomy
Stengthening Procedures
Resection
Transposition Procedures
Oculoplastics
Blepharoplasty
Eye Removal
Enucleation - removal of the eye leaving the eye muscles and remaining orbital contents intact.
Evisceration - removal of the eye's contents, leaving the scleral shell intact. Usually performed to reduce pain in a blind eye.
Exenteration - removal of the entire orbital contents, including the eye, extraocular muscles, fat, and connective tissues; usually for malignant orbital tumors.

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