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Eye surgery to correct certain refractive disorders, such as myopia, in which a surface layer of the cornea is temporarily separated and folded back to expose the inner surface for reshaping with a laser.

[la(ser-assisted in) si(tu) k(eratomileusis).]
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Noun1.LASIK - a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes


abbr laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. V. keratomileusis.
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Their LASIK services include Z-LASIK, IntraLASIK and PresbyLASIK.
8 July 2014 - Avellino Lab USA, a developer of genetic diagnostics systems, said Tuesday that King LASIK, a full service eye care centre with seven Pacific Northwest locations, would start offering the Avellino DNA Dual Test for LASIK Safety for the detection of Granular Corneal Dystrophy type 1 (GCD1) and type 2 (GCD2).
Wave front guided LASIK technology also known as the Wave front 400Hz, which is equipped with computer controlled laser to ensure more precision than any other laser technologies, yields excellent results in image sharpness and contrast sensitivity (Keir et al.
While the ads for LASIK eye surgery can be misleading, the procedure has indeed improved with each passing year, particularly with the advent of "custom" or "wavefront" LASIK.
Walter concludes that physicians should pay attention to humidity and adjust stroma removal during LASIK accordingly.
The amazing breakthrough of LASIK eye surgery is giving hundreds of thousands of patients life without glasses or contacts.
LASIK is sometimes referred to as "Flap and Zap" surgery.
Cohen, director of 5th Avenue Eye Center, serves patients throughout the Tri-state area with his state-of-the-art New York & New Jersey LASIK and cataract surgical techniques.
With such a roster of inconveniences, it's no wonder that the myopic (and those suffering from farsightedness and astigmatism, too) are jumping at the chance for 20/20 vision through quick and painless LASIK surgery.
Cohen, director of 5th Avenue Eye Center in Manhattan, serves patients throughout New York and New Jersey with his state-of-the-art LASIK and cataract surgical techniques.