diffuse lamellar keratitis


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diffuse lamellar keratitis (DLK),

inflammation at the site of a lamellar incision in the cornea made during LASEK surgery or another procedure involving the lamella.

dif·fuse la·mel·lar ker·a·ti·tis

(DLK) (dif-yūs' lă-mel'ăr ker'ă-tī'tis)
Inflammation in the interface of a surgically induced lamellar cut in the cornea in LASIK surgery.
Synonym(s): sands of Sahara.
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