laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis


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laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK),

a refractive procedure to correct myopia by which a flap of cornea is made, excimer laser ablation of corneal stoma is performed, and the flap laid back in position.

la·ser-as·sis·ted in si·tu ker·a·to·mi·leu·sis

(LASIK) (lā'zĕr-ă-sis'tĕd in sīt'ū ker'ă-tō-mī-lū'sis)
A refractive procedure to correct myopia or hyperopia, with or without astigmatism in which a flap of cornea is made, an excimer laserablation of corneal stoma is performed, and the flap laid back in position.

Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)

A type of refractive eye surgery using a laser and another instrument to change the shape of the cornea.
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Beacon provides facilities and services for the performance of laser vision correction including Laser-PRK (TM), or photorefractive keratectomy, and LASIK, or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.
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