orthokeratology

[ awr-thoh-ker-uh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɔr θoʊˌkɛr əˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun Ophthalmology.

a technique for correcting refractive errors in vision by changing the shape of the cornea with the temporary use of progressively flatter hard contact lenses.

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Origin of orthokeratology

First recorded in 1970–75; ortho- + kerato- + -logy
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Medical definitions for orthokeratology

orthokeratology
[ ôr′thō-kĕr′ə-tŏlə-jē ]

n.

A method of improving unaided vision by molding the cornea with contact lenses.
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