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Things to Know About Your Day of Surgery
Things to Know About Your Day Of Surgery

  Patients who have their procedures performed at Bay Eye Surgery Center enjoy the convenience of a local facility focused on cataract and ophthalmic surgeries with easily accessible parking, and a streamlined registration process. Bay Eye Surgery Center offers an inviting and comfortable environment designed for efficiency, comfort, safety, and privacy. 

  Patients can rest assured that the friendly and knowledgeable healthcare professionals at Bay Eye Surgery Center will treat them with the utmost care and respect throughout their procedure, as outcomes and patient satisfaction are the true measures of our success.

  The instructions below are provided to patients as general guidelines. Your physician may also provide instructions specific to the procedure being performed. Contact the center with any questions.

What To Do And Expect The Day Of Surgery

  It is your responsibility to make advanced arrangements for a responsible adult to drive you home. We recommend you do not drive yourself or be left alone.

Failure to meet the following guidelines could result in the cancellation of your procedure:


  • Eat light meal(s) on the day of surgery. Avoid heavy, fatty foods.

  • Maintain fluid intake.

  • Your family may wait in our lobby and rejoin you after you are stable and awake.

  • Please be aware you will be required to sign a consent form for your surgery.

Things to bring with you the day of surgery:

  • Eye drops or inhalers

  • Glasses with case for storage

  • Hearing Aid for the ear opposite the side for surgery

  • Insurance cards including prescription card

  • COVID vaccination card or copy of negative COVID test within 1 week of surgery date.

  • List of medications and dosages

  • List of allergies and sensitivities (including latex allergies or sensitivity)

  • Dress in comfortable clothing


  • DO NOT bring the following things with you: (please leave at home or with your driver)

       Valuables – jewelry, watch, etc.


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