Glossary

Patients who play an active role in their own health care sometimes need a clear understanding of medical terminology used by their doctors. This on-line glossary helps patients become familiar with terms and definitions that may be part of their care and treatment at Wheaton Eye Clinic.


PTK (Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy)search for term

A laser is used to polish the surface of the cornea with the expectation that stronger cells, with stronger adhesion to the eye, are made.