Your date for your eye surgery is: ______________________________
to your cataract surgery you MUST:
Have an eye ultrasound test. This test will measure your
eye to determine the lens to be used for your surgery.
You will be given an appointment for your ultrasound test
(to be performed 4-8 weeks prior to your cataract surgery).
you miss your ultrasound test YOUR SURGERY WILL BE CANCELLED!
you cannot make your ultrasound test for any reason you MUST inform us
Your other responsibilities are:
must book an appointment with your family doctor for a history and physical
examination 7-10 days prior to the date of surgery. At this time your doctor
should fill in the preoperative questionnaire with you.
2. If you have answered YES to
any of the 10 questions in the pre-op booklet you MUST ask to see an Anesthetist
at your pr-surgery clinic appointment.
3. You MUST call the
PER-OPERATIVE TEACHING CLINIC for an appointment prior to surgery. This
appointment must be arranged as soon as possible to ensure you have a appointment spot prior to surgery. The clinic is
located on Level III of the Credit Valley Hospital PHONE: 905-813-4408
the day of surgery, You must report to the PRE-SURGERY CLINIC on
LEVEL III of the Credit Valley Hospital at: _________
(At least 2 hours prior to your surgery time).
DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT, THE NIGHT
BEFORE YOUR SURGERY.
sure you bring all forms that have been given to you with you to the hospital
for both the pre-surgery appointment and the surgery appointment.
to perform any of the above will lead to cancellation of your
will be billed for missing your surgery date with out
informing us for any reason at least 3 days prior to surgery.
call this office if you have any questions regarding your surgery.