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Orthokeratologic Procedures MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Orthokeratologic Procedures
Tree Number(s)
E02.706
Unique ID
D054158
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054158
Scope Note
An alternative to REFRACTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES. A therapeutic procedure for correcting REFRACTIVE ERRORS. It involves wearing CONTACT LENSES designed to force corrective changes to the curvature of the CORNEA that remain after the lenses are removed. The effect is temporary but is maintained by wearing the therapeutic lenses daily, usually during sleep.
Previous Indexing
Refractive Errors/therapy or specifics (1968-2007)
See Also
Refractive Surgical Procedures
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Orthokeratologic Procedures Preferred
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