keratomileusis

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Related to Keratomilleusis: LASIK, keratophakia, epikeratoplasty

ker·a·to·mi·leu·sis

 (kĕr′ə-tō-mə-lo͞o′sĭs)
n.
Eye surgery in which refractive disorders are corrected by reshaping an inner layer of the cornea, formerly performed by freezing corneal layers and forming them to a new curvature, but now usually performed using a laser.

[Probably kerato- + Greek smīleusis, carving (from smīlē, knife), the irregular omission of the initial s- of smīleusis in the compound being unexplained.]
Translations

keratomileusis

n queratomileusis f; laser-assisted in situ — (LASIK) queratomileusis in situ asistida por láser