keratomileusis

keratomileusis is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(ker″ăt-ō-mĭ-loo′sĭs )

[kerato- + Gr. smileusis, a carving]
Plastic surgery of the cornea in which a portion is removed and frozen and its curvature reshaped; then it is reattached to the cornea.

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