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Etymology

Acronym for laser in situ keratomileusis

Noun

Singular
LASIK

Plural
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LASIK (-)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) (often used attributively) Corrective eye surgery for various refractive disorders in which an excimer laser reshapes the cornea.
    In LASIK surgery, a computer-controlled laser is used to reshape the cornea.
    After LASIK, most patients see well enough to pass a driver's license exam without glasses or contact lenses.

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