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excision of a portion of the cornea; kerectomy.
photorefractive keratectomy a procedure to correct errors of refraction in the eye by using an excimer laser to remove a portion of the anterior part of the cornea, which changes the refraction by creating a new radius of curvature.
Acronym for photorefractive keratectomy.
PLK3A gene on chromosome 1p34.1 that encodes a serine/threonine-protein kinase involved in cell cycle regulation, response to stress, and Golgi disassembly.
PRKPhotorefractive keratectomy, see there.
Abbreviation for photorefractive keratectomy.
Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)
A procedure that uses an excimer laser to make modifications to the cornea and permanently correct myopia.