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For Your Visit

Patient Information

Thank you for choosing Connecticut Eye Surgery Center. To schedule or cancel a procedure, please call us at (888) 714-8086. To contact us, click here. We want your visit to Connecticut Eye Surgery Center to be as pleasant as possible! To assist us, we ask that you read and comply with the following guidelines.

The Day of Your Appointment

Please wear comfortable clothing. We recommend a short sleeve buttoned shirt with pants (or skirt) and comfortable shoes. You will be given a protective gown to wear over your clothes. It will not be necessary for you to remove dentures or hearing aides.

  • Please do not wear makeup or jewelry.
  • Do not eat or drink anything 8 hours prior to your scheduled surgery time.

Upon completion of surgery you will be offered a snack and a beverage. Please consult your physician about taking any medications on the day of your surgery.Your surgery will be performed by your personal ophthalmologist and all other follow up visits will be conducted as his or her office.

Anesthesia

The ophthalmologists at Connecticut Eye Surgery Center have carefully selected their anesthesia team in order to provide their patients with the highest quality of care. Local anesthesia will be administered by an anesthesiologist specializing in ophthalmic anesthesia.

Staff

Our entire staff has been carefully selected and specially trained by the physicians at the center. Our registered nurses and surgical technicians have many years of experience at the local hospitals and they are totally committed to providing the best patient care possible.

Transportation

We encourage you to be driven to Connecticut Eye Surgery Center by a relative or a friend. However, if you do not have anyone to drive you to the center, we will provide transportation service at a nominal cost. One of the drivers will pick you up at your home and bring you to the center for your appointment. After your surgery, you will be returned to your home. If you need transportation, please let your ophthalmologist know when you schedule your surgery.

For Laser Procedures

You should plan on spending one and a half hours at the center after your arrival. There are no restrictions for this procedure. You may eat and take any medication prescribed. Your laser procedure will be performed by your personal ophthalmologist and all other follow up visits will be conducted at his or her office.

Providing excellent service is a high priority. The goal of each and every staff member is to provide our patients with a high quality, comfortable and relaxing visit. Our entire staff has been carefully selected and specially trained by the physicians at the center. Our registered nurses and surgical technicians have many years of experience at the local hospitals and they are totally committed to providing the best patient care possible.

Transportation

If you do not have transportation to the center, we provide transportation service at a nominal cost. One of the drivers will pick you up at your home and bring you to the center for your appointment. After your laser procedure, you will be returned to your home. If you need transportation, please let your ophthalmologist know when you schedule your laser procedure.