Berwick Eye Centre is an
efficient provider of eye health and our staff are happy to
give you quotes for planned treatments including cataract
surgery so that you have the benefit of the Doctor of
your Choice and do not have to wait for extended periods for
treatments and that care is not rationed to you.
The nurse will advise the following:
• Your arrival time
• Your fasting times
• Transport and parking
• The length of time you can
expect to be at Berwick Surgicentre
• Your post-operative care
• Any previous illnesses and
• Any allergies to food or
• Any special dietary
• Who is taking you home and
staying with you on the night of your surgery This is an
opportunity for you to ask any questions you have about your
admission and the post-operative care that you will need.
This call will take approx. 10 minutes. On the day of your
• Shower or bath at home—you may
use deodorant, but do not use talcum powder, face creams,
make-up, perfumes or after shave.
• You may wear your wedding
ring, but leave all other jewellery at home.
• Wear comfortable clothing as
you may have to change into a hospital gown.
• It is important to continue
all your normal medications unless your doctor has
instructed you other-wise.
• Bring all medications in
original containers with you
• If you have diabetes or are
taking blood thinning medication, you will need to discuss
the management of your medications with your surgeon and
On your arrival at Berwick
Surgicentre Our reception staff will confirm your admission
details and accept payment for any out of pocket expenses.