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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Eye surgery in which refractive disorders are corrected by reshaping an inner layer of the cornea, formerly performed by freezing corneal layers and forming them to a new curvature, but now usually performed using a laser.

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  • noun surgery 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.

Etymologies

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

[Probably kerato– + Greek smīleusis, carving (from smīlē, knife), the irregular omission of the initial s- of smīleusis in the compound being unexplained.]

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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Charity Trek over Kilimanjaro Sponsored by Optical Express

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

    You Being Beautiful

  • 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.

    Archive 2008-10-01

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

    You Being Beautiful

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