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Refractive Surgical Procedures

"Refractive Surgical 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.

Surgical procedures employed to correct REFRACTIVE ERRORS such as MYOPIA; HYPEROPIA; or ASTIGMATISM. These may involve altering the curvature of the CORNEA; removal or replacement of the CRYSTALLINE LENS; or modification of the SCLERA to change the axial length of the eye.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Refractive Surgical Procedures" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Refractive Surgical Procedures" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 24 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.