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.
Mentioned in: Radial Keratotomy
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LASIK's full name, laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, highlights the advancements in vision-correction surgery.
The LASIK Quality of Life Collaboration Project, a three-phase study, has been launched to assess the potential impact of laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis on patient quality of life.
Komatsu, "Comparison of visual acuity, higher-order aberrations and corneal asphericity after refractive lenticule extraction and wavefront-guided laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis for myopia," British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
According to recent published studies [1-5], the small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) technique seems to provide equal or better results regarding these issues compared to femtosecond laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (FS-LASIK).
It can be corrected permanently by laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis or refractive lenticule extraction [2, 3].
Agahan, "Photorefractive keratectomy with adjunctive mitomycin C for residual error after laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis using the Pulzar 213 nm solid-state laser: early results," ISRN Ophthalmology, vol.
Domniz, "The effect of laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis on retinal nerve fiber layer measurements obtained with scanning laser polarimetry," Journal of Glaucoma, vol.
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