keratectomy

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keratectomy

[‚ker·ə′tek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a portion of the cornea.
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Yeung, "Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) versus laser assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for hyperopia correction," Cochrane Database Syst Rev, vol.
Ocular optical aberrations after photorefractive keratectomy for myopia and myopic astigmatism.
Hersh, "Management of late corneal haze following photorefractive keratectomy," Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol.
Vacchini, "Evaluation of the prophylactic use of mitomycin-C to inhibit haze formation after photorefractive keratectomy," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
Corneal reinnervation after photorefractive keratectomy and laser In situ keratomileusis: an in vivo study with a confocal videom i croscope.
Hasanreisoglu, "Results of photorefractive keratectomy in keratoconus suspects at 4 years," Journal of Refractive Surgery, vol.
Boivin et al., "Functional outcome and satisfaction after photorefractive keratectomy. Part 2: survey of 690 patients," Ophthalmology, vol.
Claoue, "Keratectasia following excimer laser photorefractive keratectomy," Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica, vol.
Schallhorn, "Randomized dose-response analysis of mitomycin-C to prevent haze after photorefractive keratectomy for high myopia," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
(19.) O'Connor J O'Keefe M Condon PI Twelve-year Follow-up of Photorefractive Keratectomy for Low to Moderate Myopia J Refract Surg.
Osuagwu, "Visual rehabilitation in low-moderate keratoconus: intracorneal ring segment implantation followed by same-day topography-guided photorefractive keratectomy and collagen cross linking," International Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
The postsurgical temporary loss of acuity noticed with corneal procedures such as laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK), laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) are usually attributable to third and fourth order aberrations, which show 0.3-0.5 microns of distortion.