- incision into the sclera, as to extract foreign bodies.
Origin of sclerotomy
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Failing this, sclerotomy should be performed; the prognosis is not nearly so good when the increased tension is due to this cause.
Sclerotomy is an operation undertaken for the relief of increased intra-ocular tension.
- surgical incision into the sclera
- Incision through the sclera of the eye.