[ley-sik] /ˈleɪ sɪk/
a surgical procedure to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism in which a laser is used to remove inner layers of corneal tissue.
Eye surgery in which the surface of the cornea is reshaped using a laser, performed to correct certain refractive disorders such as myopia.
Acronym for laser in situ keratotomy, a procedure for eye surgery that corrects near-sightedness by using a laser to cut a flap in the cornea so that it flattens out. The end result is a better focusing of incoming light on the back of the retina.
laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis
- Lasik surgery
/ˈleɪsɪk/ noun 1. laser surgery to correct short sight
[ley-zing] /ˈleɪ zɪŋ/ noun, Optics. 1. the generation of coherent light by a laser. [leyz] /leɪz/ verb (used without object), lased, lasing. Optics. 1. to give off coherent light, as in a laser. /leɪz/ verb 1. (intransitive) (of a substance, such as carbon dioxide or ruby) to be capable of acting as a laser lase […]
[lahs-kuh r] /ˈlɑs kər/ noun 1. Emanuel [ey-mah-noo-el] /eɪˈmɑ nu ɛl/ (Show IPA), 1868–1941, German chess player, mathematician, and author. /ˈlæskə/ noun 1. Emanuel. 1868–1941, German chess player: world champion (1894–1921)
/ˈlæskɪt/ noun 1. a loop at the foot of a sail onto which an extra sail may be fastened