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Keratomileusis, Laser In Situ

"Keratomileusis, Laser In Situ" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A surgical procedure to correct MYOPIA by CORNEAL STROMA subtraction. It involves the use of a microkeratome to make a lamellar dissection of the CORNEA creating a flap with intact CORNEAL EPITHELIUM. After the flap is lifted, the underlying midstroma is reshaped with an EXCIMER LASER and the flap is returned to its original position.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Keratomileusis, Laser In Situ" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Keratomileusis, Laser In Situ" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 79 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2010
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