Definition of LASIK in English:

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LASIK

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪzɪk/

noun

[mass noun]
Corrective eye surgery in which a flap of the corneal surface is raised and a thin layer of underlying tissue is removed using a laser.

Origin

1990s: acronym from laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.

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