[ awr-thoh-ker-uh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌɔr θoʊˌkɛr əˈtɒl ə dʒi /
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.
- orthographic projection,
Origin of orthokeratology
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[ ôr′thō-kĕr′ə-tŏl′ə-jē ]
A method of improving unaided vision by molding the cornea with contact lenses.
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