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Keratectomy, Subepithelial, Laser-Assisted MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Keratectomy, Subepithelial, Laser-Assisted
Tree Number(s)
E02.594.480.500
E04.014.520.480.500
E04.378.500.500
E04.540.825.437.249
Unique ID
D049008
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049008
Annotation
coordinate with specific LASER when discussed
Scope Note
A surgical technique to correct REFRACTIVE ERRORS of the EYE, such as MYOPIA and ASTIGMATISM. In this method, a flap of CORNEAL EPITHELIUM is created by exposure of the area to dilute alcohol. The flap is lifted and then replaced after laser ablation of the subepithelial CORNEA.
Entry Term(s)
Keratomileusis, Subepithelial, Laser-Assisted
LASEK
Laser Subepithelial Keratomileusis
Laser-Assisted Sub-Epithelial Keratomileusis
Laser-Assisted Subepithelial Keratectomy
Subepithelial Keratectomy, Laser-Assisted
Subepithelial Keratomileusis, Laser-Assisted
Subepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy
Previous Indexing
Epithelium, Corneal/surgery (2001-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Keratectomy, Subepithelial, Laser-Assisted Preferred
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