Translation of keratomileusis in Spanish:

keratomileusis

keratomileusis, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɛrətəʊmʌɪˈluːsɪs//ˌkɛrədoʊmaɪˈlusəs/

noun

Medicine

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    keratomileusis masculine
    • From the 1940s to the 1970s, different techniques in keratomileusis evolved in surgical alteration of the cornea.
    • The report provides information on the safety and effectiveness of four types of refractive eye surgery: radial keratotomy, photorefractive keratectomy, laser in situ keratomileusis and intraocular lenses.
    • About two million people in the United States have opted for laser-assisted intrastromal keratomileusis eye surgery.
    • The laser in-situ keratomileusis procedure uses an excimer laser to make a thin flap in the cornea and etch away a predetermined pattern of tissue beneath the flap.
    • After two patients who underwent laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis in the same facility developed keratitis caused by Mycobacterium szulgai, a retrospective control study was conducted.