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LASEKLaser Epithelial Keratomileusis (eye surgery)
LASEKLaser Assisted Sub-Epithelial Keratectomy (eye surgery; aka Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis)
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LASEK and PRK may be possible if your cornea isn't thick enough for LASIK.
During the trial the jury heard how Mrs Lasek had wanted her husband to move out the house after their relationship broke down about six months before the murder.
Lasek and her colleagues examined the relationship between estrogen, alcohol and the VTA in female mice.
Azar, "Safety, efficacy, and stability indices of LASEK correction in moderate myopia and astigmatism," Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, vol.
The paediatric cases were taken for refractive LASEK as there was a compliance problem and frequent loss of glasses.
At the helm of Bones Brigade, Peralta signed skaters such as Bucky Lasek, Danny Way and Tony Hawk.
Lasek and colleagues (2007) used such a lentiviral vector (2) to knock-down the expression of the [mu]-opioid receptor (MOR) in a brain region called the ventral tegmental area (VTA).
The optician kept me very much at ease and discussed the two different treatments available to me - both Lasek and Lasik.
In terms of safety and efficacy several studies have proven that LASIK is better than PRK, (34) although surface ablation using new techniques, like laser epithelial keratomileusis (LASEK) (35), (36) and Epi-LASIK, (37), (38) has shown to have similar outcomes.
There are two types of laser surgery, LASIK and LASEK, with the former by far the most common.