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Descriptor English: Orthokeratologic Procedures
Descriptor Spanish: Procedimientos de Ortoqueratología
Descriptor Portuguese: Procedimentos Ortoceratológicos
Descriptor French: Techniques orthokératologiques
Entry term(s): Orthokeratologic Procedure
Procedure, Orthokeratologic
Procedures, Orthokeratologic
Tree number(s): E02.706
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054158
Scope note: An alternative to REFRACTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES. A therapeutic procedure for correcting REFRACTIVE ERRORS. It involves wearing CONTACT LENSES designed to force corrective changes to the curvature of the CORNEA that remain after the lenses are removed. The effect is temporary but is maintained by wearing the therapeutic lenses daily, usually during sleep.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Refractive Errors/therapy or specifics (1968-2007)
Public MeSH Note: 2008
History Note: 2008
Related: Refractive Surgical Procedures MeSH
DeCS ID: 52862
Unique ID: D054158
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Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Orthokeratologic Procedures - Preferred
Concept UI M0502073
Scope note An alternative to REFRACTIVE SURGICAL PROCEDURES. A therapeutic procedure for correcting REFRACTIVE ERRORS. It involves wearing CONTACT LENSES designed to force corrective changes to the curvature of the CORNEA that remain after the lenses are removed. The effect is temporary but is maintained by wearing the therapeutic lenses daily, usually during sleep.
Preferred term Orthokeratologic Procedures
Entry term(s) Orthokeratologic Procedure
Procedure, Orthokeratologic
Procedures, Orthokeratologic



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