Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical removal of a part of the cornea.

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  • n. An operation that removes part of the cornea, as in keratomileusis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as ceratectomy.

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  • The experimental procedure, called photo-refractive keratectomy (PRK) and performed only by ophthalmologists, uses a new "excimer" laser to treat moderate degrees of nearsightedness (myopia).

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  • Two types of laser surgery-photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) - are often used to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness.

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  • [10] Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) was the first kind of corrective eye surgery to involve a laser.

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  • Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) can be used on patients who have myopia, hyperopia, or an astigmatism.

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  • [11] Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) was the first kind of corrective eye surgery to involve a laser.

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  • PRK is the acronym for photo-refractive keratectomy.

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  • General manager Paul Holmgren says Briere will have a procedure called photorefractive keratectomy.

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  • A new study suggests that people who have their nearsightedness corrected with either LASIK or photorefractive keratectomy, a slightly older

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  • Two types of laser surgery-photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) - are often used to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, according to background information in the article.

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  • North Korea is in favor of photorefractive keratectomy is a type of laser refractive surgery to correct the error for the restructuring of the surface of the cornea, instead of the sculpture in the cornea.

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