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keratomileusis ker·a·to·mi·leu·sis (kěr’ə-tō-mə-lōō’sĭs)
A procedure for the correction of the refraction of the cornea by removing a deep corneal lamella, freezing it, forming it to a new curvature, and then replacing it.


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