keratectomy


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ker·a·tec·to·my

 (kĕr′ə-tĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ker·a·tec·to·mies
Surgical removal of a part of the cornea.

keratectomy

(ˌkɛrəˈtɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of part of the cornea
Translations

ker·a·tec·to·my

n. queratectomía, incisión de una parte de la córnea.

keratectomy

n (pl -mies) queratectomía; photorefractive — (PRK);queratectomía fotorrefractiva
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The Company is developing EyeGate OBG for the acceleration of re-epithelialization of large corneal epithelial defects in patients having undergone photorefractive keratectomy.
Efficacy and safety of topical diclofenac in reducing ocular pain after excimer photorefractive keratectomy.
Its human trial was conducted in patients who had photorefractive keratectomy.
Partial keratectomy followed by pedicle bulbar conjunctival graft was undertaken and the animal recovered uneventfully after surgery with no recurrence.
Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) has been implemented effectively and reliably for many years in the treatment of myopia.
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They begin with the case of Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb, who underwent the procedure and made it famous, then discuss the history of crosslinking in industry, medicine, and aging; the basic science of corneal crosslinking; the first scientific investigations of the corneal crosslinking procedure; the development of Holcomb C3-R and early results; techniques; complications of the CXL procedure and the Holcomb C3-R technique; combining the Holcomb C3-R system with Intacs and conductive keratoplasty and phakic implantable contact lenses; and its use in improving stability for radial keratotomy patients, with photorefractive keratectomy, for corneal infections and autoimmune corneal melts, and for trampolining corneas after LASIK.
Taieb will present the study, "Epi-Bowman Keratectomy [EBK] with the Epi-Clear new device for corneal epithelial ablation: the 10 first treated patients.
After the end of the keratectomy procedures and at 14 hours on the consecutive days, fluorescein was instilled on the corneas for evaluation with slit lamp (SL-15, Kowa Optimed Inc.
It also has information on diagnosis, new technology and innovative techniques, approach and timing of surgical correction, astigmatism by laser keratectomy, intraocular lens calculations with previous refractive surgery, marking alignment instrumentation, and new intraocular lenses not yet available in the US.
Two types of laser surgery-photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)-are often used to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness.
Later, in 1987, Ruiz in Bogota, developed the automated microkeratome and designed the automated lamellar keratectomy (ALK).