how to say “Lasik” in Hebrew
Lasik is a brand, but like Kleenex, it also refers to the thing itself – laser eye surgery. In Hebrew people call this ניתוח להסרת משקפיים – surgery for removing glasses, or simply הסרת משקפיים – glasses removal. Sometimes the expression has the word לייזר – laser – in there for people who aren’t familiar with the operation.
I did Lasik.
This is a rare example of where Hebrew is wordier than English.
Here’s the expression הסרת משקפיים broken down: