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Herbert's operation

Alternative eponyms

  • Herbert's small flap sclerotomy

Related people

Displacement of a wedge-shaped flap of sclera for the formation of a filtering cicatrix in glaucoma.

Description

Displacement of a wedge-shaped flap of sclera for the formation of a filtering cicatrix in glaucoma.

Bibliography

  • H. Herbert:
    The small flap incision for glaucoma.
    Transactions of the Ophthalmological Societies of the United Kingdom, 1910, 30: 199-215.
  • Jeremy M. Norman, editor:
    Morton’s Medical Bibliography. An annotated Check-list of Texts Illustrating the History of Medicine (Garrison and Morton).
    Fifth edition. Scolar Press, 1991.

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