All procedures require recovery time and this depends on the individual patient. The average stay is approximately 3-4 hours depending on your procedure.
Patients are offered light refreshments before leaving the centre.
Following anaesthesia, you are to be accompanied home by a responsible adult and have someone with you on the night of surgery. We also recommend that you are transported home by private car or taxi and NOT on public transport.
A 24-hour instruction sheet will be given to you on discharge. Cataract Discharge Information Sheet
You may be required to visit your ophthalmic surgeon the following day.
You will receive a courtesy phone call from our nursing staff the following day or shortly thereafter.