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Tiffany Heady and James Tsai

A sharper image

Although laser surgery is a focal point in contemporary media, keratomileusis, or corneal shaping, has been used since the 1960s to correct nearsightedness. LASIK (Laser-Assisted Stromal In-Situ Keratomileusis), is the newest method of correcting vision problems in the line of different keratomileusis variants, and it appears to be the first largely marketable version of the procedures. First, anesethetizing drops are placed in the eye, and the surgeon marks the eye, to show where the cornea will be cut.

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