Day of Surgery

The anticipation is almost over.  This is the day that your vision and overall appearance will improve in just a matter of a couple of hours.  The procedure is fairly quick and painless and in a few days, you will be amazed at the results.

The following information was compiled to make your day go smoothly and ensure a pleasant experience for you.  Please read through the information carefully and feel free to call our office at any time with questions or more information.

Prior to your surgery day:

  • Review all the information given to you in your surgery packet  (this will include – all instructions for medications, directions and instructions on your pre-operative, post-operative care and what to do upon your arrival at the surgery center)

  • Arrange to have someone drive you to and from surgery –You will not be able to drive yourself

  • If you were given prescriptions, have them filled prior to surgery day

  • Remember not to eat or drink after midnight the night before your surgery

  • Wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing and tennis shoes or shoes that tie

  • Do not wear jewelry, make-up or body lotions

  • Leave your purse, wallet at home or with the person that is driving you, it is best to bring only your driver’s license and insurance cards with you to surgery

By following the instructions given to you by our office, you can be assured of the best possible experience regarding your eyelid surgery.  Please remember we have a 24 hour answering service for your convenience, should you have any questions. (239) 936-8686