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Lasik is performed at Woodstock by experienced ophthalamologists. The surgery is laser assisted, and involves taking off a thin flap off the cornea, reshaping the tissue beneath it with a laser, and then folding it back into place. There are certain pre and post-operative precautions that have to be taken, but in general, a high percentage of patients are reported to be satisfied with the end result of the procedure. Procedures that can usually be corrected by laser vision correction include myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. Wavefront-guided Lasik is another variation of the procedure that is claimed to give a superior result, but this heavily depends on the skill of the ophthalamologist in guiding it. However, as with any surgery, care must be taken to ensure that the patient understands the procedure and the risks associated with it. The most common complaint is of "dry eyes", that can be managed by using artificial tears, prescription tears and punctal occlusion. Proper post-operative care, including adequate rest to allow the flap to heal and reposition correctly, helps reduce the incidence of this. Also, the patient is usually prescribed antibiotics both before and after surgery to reduce the risk of infection. Lasik is a short procedure, and is performed with the patient awake and mobile, though he may be given a mild sedative and an anaethetic eye-drop. Lasik is a popular corrective surgery and is performed at clinics in Woodstock.

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