incision

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incision

1. a cut made with a knife during a surgical operation
2. any indentation in an incised leaf

incision

[in′sizh·ən]
(medicine)
A cut or wound of the body tissue, as an abdominal incision or a vertical or oblique incision.
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Limbal relaxing incisions can correct a significant amount of pre-existing astigmatism.
Muller Jensen K, Fisher P, Siepe U; Limbal relaxing incisions to correct astigmatism in clear corneal cataract surgery.
Possibilities are adjustment at the site of the surgical incision to produce corneal flattening (by operating on the steep axis), limbal relaxing incisions (on the steep axis) or toric IOLs.