Radial-keratotomy meaning

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Keratotomy involving a radial pattern of incisions, used to reduce or correct myopia.
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A surgical operation for correcting nearsightedness in which a series of minute, shallow incisions in a radial pattern are made in the cornea.
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Keratotomy involving a radial pattern of incisions, used to reduce or correct myopia.
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A surgical procedure consisting of a radial pattern of corneal incisions, performed to reduce or correct myopia.
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An eye surgery procedure to correct myopia (near-sightedness) using a series of incisions in the cornea, radiating from a central point (hence radial).
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Origin of radial-keratotomy

  • radial + kerat- + -otomy

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