noun, plural ir·i·dec·to·mies. Surgery.
Examples from the Web for iridectomy
True peripheral adhesions are not readily broken up or separated, and the iridectomy is, for that reason at least, not effective.Glaucoma|Various
Iridectomy for iritis should be performed when the inflammation has entirely subsided.
Thus it would be of no use to perform an iridectomy in the case of a growth in the choroid.
If the lens be definitely wounded at the time of the operation it should be extracted immediately after the iridectomy.
Iridectomy should be undertaken as early as possible in the disease.