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Keratomileusis, Laser In Situ MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Keratomileusis, Laser In Situ
Tree Number(s)
E02.594.480.750
E04.014.520.480.750
E04.378.500.750
E04.540.825.437.374
Unique ID
D020731
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020731
Annotation
coordinate with specific LASER when discussed
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
LASIK
Laser In Situ Keratomileusis
Laser Intrastromal Keratomileusis
Laser-Assisted Stromal In Situ Keratomileusis
Previous Indexing
Cornea/surgery (1995-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Keratomileusis, Laser In Situ Preferred
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