LASIK is a surgical procedure to correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. LASIK was approved by the FDA in 1999 and Dr. Moran has been performing it since that time. And before they he performed PRK a similar procedure. And before that he performed RK. Dr. Moran has been performing refractive surgery since 1993.
LASIK is an anacronym, like AWOL (absent with out leave). LASIK is an anacronym for Laser Assisted In situ Keratomileusis.
LASIK uses laser light to reshape the eye to correct for refractive errors in the eye like nearsightedness. The surgery is done with topical anesthetic drops and as an out patient.