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1. A surgical procedure that makes an incision in the iris of the eye in order to enlarge the pupil or to treat glaucoma; nowadays using a laser.
2. The use of laser light to punch a hole in the iris to relieve intraocular pressure within the eye; for example, glaucoma. This surgery is painless and requires no anesthesia.
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