It's treated with concave glasses (or lenses), by radial keratotomy or by laser treatment.
What does RK stand for?
RK stands for Radial Keratotomy
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We have 23 other meanings of RK in our Acronym Attic
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- Radial Keratectomy
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a) Iron lines following radial keratotomy b) Fabry Disease c) Use of Phenothiazines d) Use of Indometacin 9.
The accompanying CD-ROM is particularly valuable and includes video of post-LASIK iatrogenic keratectasia, flap complications, bimanual phacoemulsification, phakic IOL, hyperopic shifts after radial keratotomy and cataract after radial keratotomy.
Implants would serve as a less permanent alternative to corrective surgical techniques such as radial keratotomy or photorefractive keratectomy.
Approved procedures include radial keratotomy (RK), photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and more recently, intra-corneal rings.
It differs from excimer laser procedures such as Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), Laser-Assisted Instrastromal In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK), and traditional incisional surgeries such as Radial Keratotomy (RK) because no incisions or laser ablations are used to cut or irretrievably remove corneal tissue; and from Intra Corneal Ring (ICR) and Intraocular Lens (IOL) procedures because nothing is inserted into the eye.
Radial Keratotomy (RK), Astigmatic Keratotomy (AK), and Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK), are commonly performed procedures selected by people who want to be less dependent on glasses or contact lenses for the correction or improvement of myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism.
Learn how radial keratotomy [RK], a proven 10-minute surgical procedure may correct your vision and eliminate your need for glasses or contacts.