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.
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keratectomy

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

ker·a·tec·to·my

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

n (pl -mies) queratectomía; photorefractive — (PRK);queratectomía fotorrefractiva
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References in periodicals archive ?
Results of grid keratotomy, superficial keratectomy, and debridement for the management of persistent corneal erosions in 92 dogs.
In such cases, excimer laser superficial keratectomy techniques should be considered, for example, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), epithelial laser in situ keratomileusis (Epi-LASIK), or laser subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK) [14, 20, 21].
Superficial keratectomy as a single surgical procedure is done, when the lesion affects only 50% of stromal depth.
Epithelial debridement, where loose abnormal epithelium is removed mechanically, is then followed by superficial keratectomy (with a diamond burr) or alcohol delamination.
For the lesions extending into the cornea or the sclera, a superficial keratectomy or partial thickness sclerectomy was done.
Surgical resection along with superficial keratectomy was performed in all calves except one with additional bilateral congenital micropthalmia.
PTK offers several advantages over other treatment modalities for treating superficial corneal lesions such as superficial keratectomy and anterior stromal puncture:
Superficial keratectomy was done in cases of advanced pterigium involving cornea.

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