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Photorefractive Keratectomy

"Photorefractive Keratectomy" 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 type of refractive surgery of the CORNEA to correct MYOPIA and ASTIGMATISM. An EXCIMER LASER is used directly on the surface of the EYE to remove some of the CORNEAL EPITHELIUM thus reshaping the anterior curvature of the cornea.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Photorefractive Keratectomy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Photorefractive Keratectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2006 and 2008 and 2010 and 2016 and 2019
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