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Orthokeratologic Procedures

"Orthokeratologic Procedures" 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.

An alternative to REFRACTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES. A therapeutic procedure for correcting REFRACTIVE ERRORS. It involves wearing CONTACT LENSES designed to force corrective changes to the curvature of the CORNEA that remain after the lenses are removed. The effect is temporary but is maintained by wearing the therapeutic lenses daily, usually during sleep.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Orthokeratologic Procedures" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Orthokeratologic Procedures" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2008
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