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Refractive Surgical Procedures MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Refractive Surgical Procedures
Tree Number(s)
E04.540.825
Unique ID
D054140
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054140
Annotation
general; prefer specific procedures
Scope Note
Surgical procedures employed to correct REFRACTIVE ERRORS such as MYOPIA; HYPEROPIA; or ASTIGMATISM. These may involve altering the curvature of the CORNEA; removal or replacement of the CRYSTALLINE LENS; or modification of the SCLERA to change the axial length of the eye.
Entry Term(s)
Keratorefractive Surgical Procedures
Refractive Surgery
Previous Indexing
Refractive Errors/surgery or specifics (1981-2007)
See Also
Orthokeratologic Procedures
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Refractive Surgical Procedures Preferred
Keratorefractive Surgical Procedures Narrower
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