You will be in the department for 3-4 hours.
The aim of the pre-assessment Eye Clinic is to determine whether you are a suitable candidate for Cataract surgery.
You will see Nurses and Optometrists and may see the Consultant Ophthalmologist.
You may be in the department for up to four hours, so please be prepared to wait. If you are suitable to have surgery the same day, you may be offered a theatre slot if one becomes available at the last minute.
To ensure your Eye Clinic appointment goes smoothly, please:
You should arrive at the hospital at the time and date given on your letter.
Please notify us if you have any of the following symptoms before your procedure:
Eye surgery is generally performed as a day case, so you will go home the same day as your operation.