laser-assisted epithelial keratomileusis

laser-assisted epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK),

a refractive procedure by which a flap of the corneal epithelium is made, excimer laser ablation of the corneal stroma is performed, and the flap drawn back in position.
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The suitable types of laser vision correction discussed with the patient were laser-assisted epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) and small incision lenticule extraction (SmILE).

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