conductive keratoplasty


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conductive keratoplasty

a keratorefractive procedure in which a radiofrequency probe is applied to the peripheral cornea resulting in thermal contraction of the peripheral cornea, steepening of the central cornea, and correction of farsightedness.
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Bazan, "Wound-healing response and refractive regression after conductive keratoplasty," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
Manche et al., "Conductive keratoplasty for the correction of low to moderate hyperopia: U.S.
Nichamin, "Treatment of presbyopia with conductive keratoplasty: six-month results of the 1-year United States FDA clinical trial," Cornea, vol.
Manche, "Two-year results of conductive keratoplasty for the correction of low to moderate hyperopia," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
Pallikaris, "Corneal perforation after conductive keratoplasty with previous refractive surgery," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
Astyrakakis, "Longterm results of conductive keratoplasty for low to moderate hyperopia," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
Conductive keratoplasty (CK) entered refractive surgery as a treatment for low to moderate hyperopia.