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Orville Couch (1935—2002)

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n. an operation for cataract in which the lens is pushed out of the pupil downwards and backwards into the jelly-like vitreous humour by a small knife inserted through the edge of the cornea. It was widely employed in ancient Hindu civilizations but developments in surgery and anaesthesia leave little place for it today.

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