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Related to keratotomy: keratectomy, astigmatic keratotomy
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surgical incision into the cornea

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Back in the 1980s and 1990s, radial keratotomy had been a popular eye surgery for treating nearsightedness (myopia).
Key words: nonhealing corneal ulcer, keratotomy, debridement, cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive, avian, hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
In 1992 a young man (43 years old) underwent bilateral radial keratotomy, performed with 16 corneal cuts, to correct high myopia and corneal astigmatism; the surgery and postoperative period passed without any adverse events.
Femtosecond laser arcuate keratotomy for the correction of high astigmatism after keratoplasty.
LASIK has become a common technique for treatment of low to moderate myopia worldwide often with more predictable and stable results than incisional keratotomy. (3, 4) Cornea Sparing LASIK (CSL) is an approach to ablative surgery that minimizes the risk for inadequate residual stromal thickness (RST).
Earlier studies following corneal surgery itself, such as keratotomy, keratectomy, and epikeratophakia, have all confirmed these observations.
It's treated with concave glasses (or lenses), by radial keratotomy or by laser treatment.
Medicinenet (2010) Photorefractive Keratotomy (PRK) Eye Surgery (online).
6 December 2011 - Bausch + Lomb, the US-based eye care company, and Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH (TPV), a company specialising in ophthalmology lasers, said that their VICTUS Femtosecond Laser Platform had secured CE mark approval for LASIK flap, astigmatic keratotomy, INTRACOR, capsulotomy and lens fragmentation.
(4,5) Symptomatic hyperopic shift may occur in persons who have had prior radial keratotomy, which alters the cornea's refractive state.
Just 12 years ago, radial keratotomy (RK) was practiced to correct myopia and other ophthalmologic conditions.
Prices of laser procedures to correct eyesight (like radial keratotomy) are commonly advertised.