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The term “LASIK” stands for “Laser Assisted In-situ Keratomileusis.” Refractive surgical
procedures are designed to improve the eye’s ability to clearly focus light directly on the retina,
and LASIK is one such procedure.

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Dr. Kerry Assil has been at the forefront of LASIK surgery in the United States since its
introduction here in the early 1990’s.

At the Assil Eye Institute each potential LASIK patient undergoes comprehensive testing,
including an evaluation of the overall health of the eye and computerized imaging of corneal
shape and visual function. Once Dr. Assil has determined LASIK is the right vision correction
procedure for the patient, the procedure is performed in three steps:

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