photorefractive keratectomy

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photorefractive keratectomy

(ˌfəʊtəʊrɪˈfræktɪv ˌkɛrəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n
(Surgery) laser eye surgery that involves scraping away the protective cells of the cornea before reshaping its surface to improve vision. Abbreviation: PRK