radial keratotomy(redirected from Radialkeratotomy)
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n. Abbr. RK
Keratotomy involving a radial pattern of incisions, used to reduce or correct myopia.
(Surgery) an operation designed to improve short-sightedness in which a number of cuts are made around the cornea to change the shape of it
ra′dial ker•a•tot′o•my(ˌkɛr əˈtɒt ə mi)
a surgical technique for correcting nearsightedness by making a series of spokelike incisions in the cornea to change its shape and focusing properties.