delimiting keratotomy

incision of the cornea in hypopyon ulcer by a cut tangential to the advancing border of the ulcer and made to emerge at a corresponding point in the other side.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Keratotomy — A surgical incision (a cut) made into the cornea. A radial keratotomy is a surgical procedure designed to flatten the cornea, reduce its optical power, and correct nearsightedness (myopia). The procedure is called a radial keratotomy because the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Gifford operation — delimiting keratotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • queratotomía delimitante — Eng. Delimiting keratotomy Incisión de la córnea alrededor de una úlcera serpiginosa con el fin de limitar su progresión …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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