Medical Definition of Thermokeratoplasty

1. A procedure in which the application of heat shrinks the collagen of the corneal stroma and flattens the cornea in the area of heat application. This tends to make the eye less myopic. See: refractive keratoplasty. Origin: thermo-+ G. Keras, horn, + plasso, to form (05 Mar 2000)



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thermohardening
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thermokeratoplasty (current term)
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