Laser radial keratotomy


Laser radial keratotomy

Laser Radial Keratotomy is Radial Keratotomy performed with the aid of a Laser. Laser Radio Keratotomy was practiced before the now-common Lasik.

Early Ophthalmologists

Donald E. Rodgers


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