laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis

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Related to laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis: LASIK
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Noun1.laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis - a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
eye operation, eye surgery - any surgical procedure involving the eyes
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Different procedures have been used in refractive surgery which include photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), radical keratotomy (RK), laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK), laser thermal keratoplasty (LTK), small incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) etc.
Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) eye surgery is increasingly common, with approximately 600,000 procedures performed each year in the United States (1).
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