keratome


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keratome

 [ker´ah-tōm]
a knife for incising the cornea.

ker·a·tome

(ker'ă-tōm),
A knife used for incising the cornea.
Synonym(s): keratotome

keratome

/ker·a·tome/ (ker´ah-tōm) a knife for incising the cornea.

ker·a·tome

(ker'ă-tōm)
A knife used for incising the cornea.
Synonym(s): keratotome.

keratome

An obtusely angle-bladed ophthalmic knife, sharp on both edges, sometimes used to cut into the CORNEA.

keratome

A surgical instrument with a sharp edge for incising the cornea. See keratomileusis; LASIK.

keratome

a knife for incising the cornea.
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The internal entry across the entire length of the sclerocorneal tunnel was completed with a keratome.
The Nidek MK-2000 Keratome System is designed to create a lamellar flap on the surface of the cornea during refractive procedures, such as keratoplasty.
Randomized, Prospective, Contralateral Study of LASIK: IntraLase laser Versus Mechanical Keratome.
IntraLase FS Laser Keratome," followed 88 patients undergoing bilateral LASIK, each eye randomized for flap creation with IntraLase or the leading microkeratome.
The study, "Randomized Prospective Clinical Study of LASIK Performed with Mechanical vs IntraLase FS Laser Keratome," followed 88 patients undergoing bilateral LASIK, each eye randomized for flap creation with IntraLase or the leading microkeratome.
2 mm keratome and the incision was extended parallel to the limbus with an enlarger blade.
IntraLase is the only company to receive the CE mark for a femtosecond laser keratome, and the Company also received certification of registration that its Quality Management System meets the requirements of ISO 13485.
A horizontal incision then is made with a keratome on the inferior border of the exposed sac wall.
Between these types of transactions and the normal core business, our anticipated FDA approval on the Photon (the system is already approved for sale internationally) and expanded indications of use for our Ocular Blood Flow Analyzer, not to mention the launch of our new Micro Keratome for Lasik surgery, things are now going our way," Motter concluded.
With a diamond keratome, the anterior chamber was entered 1.
testing for each different type of keratome replacement blade.