Medical Dictionary

photorefractive keratectomy

noun pho·to·re·frac·tive keratectomy \-ri-ˌfrak-tiv-\

Medical Definition of PHOTOREFRACTIVE KERATECTOMY

:  surgical ablation of part of the corneal surface using an excimer laser in order to correct for myopia—abbreviation PRK; compare radial keratotomy
April 25, 2015
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nimble or easily flexed
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