Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Eye surgery in which the surface of the cornea is reshaped using a laser, performed to correct certain refractive disorders, such as myopia.

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  • laser in situ keratomileusis: corrective eye surgery for various refractive disorders in which an excimer laser reshapes the cornea.

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  • n. a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea

Etymologies

la(ser in) si(tu) k(eratomileusis).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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