Surgery FAQ

When your eye procedure is scheduled at Magill Vision Center, our knowledgeable staff will explain everything you need to do to prepare. We’ll answer all your questions and tell you what to expect the day of your surgery to help ensure a pleasant and positive experience with a smooth recovery.

Below are some frequently asked questions from patients regarding surgery at Magill:

1. What should I do before arriving for surgery at Magill Vision Center?

  • Take morning medications, only if instructed to do so.
  • Wear loose-fitting, short-sleeved clothing.
  • DON’T wear jewelry, nail polish or makeup.
  • DON’T bring any money or valuables with you.
  • Bring any medications you are currently taking.
  • Bring your medical insurance ID cards with you.
  • Make sure an adult driver is available to take you home following surgery and will be available to you for the next 24 hours.

2. What should I expect the day of surgery at Magill Vision Center?

  • Check-in at the Center at your designated time.
  • You may be given medication to help you relax, and drops will be placed in your eye.
  • A local anesthetic is used, and you will remain quite comfortable during the surgery. You may feel some pressure, but you should not experience pain or discomfort.
  • The skin surrounding your eye will be cleaned to prevent infection.

For more information on how to prepare and what to expect for your specific procedure, please click the links below:

Vision Correction Surgery FAQ

Cataract Surgery FAQ


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