Your date for your eye surgery is: ______________________________
Your responsibilities are:
You 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.
- 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
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 an 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.
Children under age 3 may have clear fluids (water, apple juice, jello) until 4 hours prior to surgery time.
children over the age of 2 you may purchase a 5 gm tube of EMLA or AMITOP
cream at any pharmacy and place it on the back of your child’s hands 2
hours prior to surgery. This will numb your child’s hands so they do not
feel the intravenous being placed.
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 surgery.
You will be billed for missing your
surgery date without informing us for any reason at least 3 days prior
Please call this office if
you have any questions regarding your surgery.