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.
2 mm keratome and the incision was extended parallel to the limbus with an enlarger blade.
A horizontal incision then is made with a keratome on the inferior border of the exposed sac wall.
With a diamond keratome, the anterior chamber was entered 1.