keratomileusis love

Definitions

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  • n. Improvement of the refractive state of the cornea, performed by cutting a thin hinged flap in the front surface of the eye and lifting it to access the cornea.

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Examples

  • Tennessee man spells "keratomileusis" to win AARP senior spelling bee in Cheyenne,

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  • - A 56-year-old Tennessee man has won the AARP's national spelling bee, correctly spelling "keratomileusis" to take the title.

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  • His winning word this year, "keratomileusis," is a noun that means surgery to correct the cornea.

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  • So why not simply define elective abortion, for the purpose of any federally run insurance plan, as an uncovered service like cosmetic surgery or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis?

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  • Yasmeen decided to embark on this charity challenge after the successful completion of her Lasik laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis eye surgery with Optical Express in June this year.

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  • Shortly after her Lasik laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis treatment in June, Yasmeen applied for the Kilimanjaro challenge in order to continue raising money for her charity of choice, Kidney Research UK.

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  • LASIK laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis is a high-tech method of altering the shape of your eye to improve your vision.

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  • The full-day event will focus on laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, or Lasik, the most common type of vision-correction surgery.

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  • Firebaugh, 56, actually forged through 9 1/2 hours of competition, counting the breaks, and 68 rounds to best his nearest rival and spell the bee's final word, "keratomileusis."

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  • Two types of laser surgery-photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) - are often used to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness.

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