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

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.
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The internal entry across the entire length of the sclerocorneal tunnel was completed with a keratome. An anterior chamber maintainer was then inserted into the distal paracentesis wound.
Nidek, Inc., Fremont, Calif., has announced that the FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for the company's new MK-2000 Keratome System.
Steep axis was digitally marked and displayed on screen during surgery and incision placed on this very axis.All surgeries were done by the same surgeon and 2.75 keratome was used in all cases.
Manche, "Dry eye after laser in situ keratomileusis with femtosecond laser and mechanical keratome," Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, vol.
Anterior chamber was entered with 2.6 mm Keratome and anterior chamber was filled by methylcellulose and then a 5 mm anterior continuous curvilinear capsulorrhexis was performed.
The initial limbal incision is still performed with a keratome, but the femtosecond laser is being used in cataract surgery to perform the capsulorhexis and nucleofractis.
knife keratome with double-sided sharpening blade size 2.
Two side-port corneal incisions were created 180 degrees apart with 15-degree disposable blades; the main incision was made with a 2.8mm keratome.
A 2.25 or 2.75 mm clear corneal incision was created either superiorly or temporally with a keratome. DisCoVisc ophthalmic viscosurgical device (Alcon Laboratories Inc.) was injected into the anterior chamber and a continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis was created with a pair of forceps.
Anterior chamber was entered using 3.2mm keratome. After maintaining the anterior chamber, capsulorhexis done.
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A 2.65 mm clear corneal incision was made in the superior quadrant using a keratome, and a 1.0 mm wide paracentesis was created 3 clock hours away to accommodate a chopper.