orthokeratology

noun
or·tho·kera·tol·o·gy | \-ˈtäl-ə-jē \
plural orthokeratologies

Medical Definition of orthokeratology 

: 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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