orthokeratology

noun

or·​tho·​kera·​tol·​o·​gy -ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce orthokeratology (audio)
plural orthokeratologies
: a treatment for defects of vision by altering the shape of the cornea through the application of a series of differently shaped hard contact lenses

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“Orthokeratology.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orthokeratology. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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