incision

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incision

1. a cut made with a knife during a surgical operation
2. any indentation in an incised leaf
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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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Several techniques exist to correct corneal astigmatism, including limbal relaxing incisions [17], opposite clear corneal incisions [18], excimer laser refractive procedures [19, 20], femtosecond laser-assisted astigmatic keratotomy [21, 22], and toric intraocular lens (IOL) implantation [2325].
They have options like limbal relaxing incisions or opposite clear corneal incisions or other modalities of keratotomies, excimer laser etc.
Holos Wavefront Aberrometry provides cataract surgeons critical surgical information in real time, generating clear, continuous refractive data and assisting in the insertion and rotation of IOLs, titration of limbal relaxing incisions and opening of arcuate incisions.