A good analogy would be a medical student in training to be a surgeon would need to know the lingo in an operating room.
This surgery is performed under general anesthesia in an operating room at a hospital.
Deidre opened her eyes and blinked rapidly, realizing the black she tried to clear from her sight was the black ceiling of the operating room.
You won't be able to just hop into the chair at your eye doctor's office and expect to have it done, however; it is still a surgery and must be done in a sterile operating room.
Interventional and intraoperative MRI is another developing field that involves performing interventional procedures, primarily brain surgeries, using a specially designed MRI unit in an operating room.