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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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LASIKabbr laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis. V. keratomileusis.
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