keratoleptynsis

keratoleptynsis

 [ker″ah-to-lep-tin´sis]
removal of the anterior portion of the cornea and replacement with bulbar conjunctiva.

ker·a·to·lep·tyn·sis

(ker'ă-tō-lep-tin'sis),
2. An operation for removing the surface of the cornea and replacement by bulbar conjunctiva for cosmetic reasons.
[kerato- + G. leptynsis, a making thin]

keratoleptynsis

/ker·a·to·lep·tyn·sis/ (-lep-tin´sis) removal of the anterior portion of the cornea and replacement with bulbar conjunctiva.

ker·a·to·lep·tyn·sis

(ker'ă-tō-lep-tin'sis)
2. An operation for removing the surface of the cornea and replacement by bulbar conjunctiva for cosmetic reasons.
[kerato- + G. leptynsis, a making thin]

keratoleptynsis

removal of the anterior portion of the cornea and replacement with bulbar conjunctiva.