orthokeratology

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or·tho·ker·a·tol·o·gy

(ōr'thō-ker'ă-tol'ŏ-jē),
A method of molding the cornea with contact lenses to improve unaided vision.
[ortho- + G. keras, horn (cornea), + logos, science]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

or·tho·ker·a·tol·o·gy

(ōr'thō-ker'ă-tol'ŏ-jē)
A method of molding the cornea with contact lenses to improve unaided vision.
[ortho- + G. keras, horn (cornea), + logos, science]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Orthokeratology

A method of reshaping the cornea using a contact lens. It is not considered a permanent method to reduce myopia.
Mentioned in: Myopia
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

orthokeratology 

Programmed application of contact lens fitting for the purpose of altering the curvature of the cornea, especially to reduce the eye's refractive power in myopia. See ortho-k lens.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann