Getting Ready for you Procedure

Please read and follow the Pre-Operative instructions below and review the attached Post-Operative instructions.

We look forward to seeing you at your appointments with Dr. Bindi at our San Jose office,

located at 606 Saratoga Avenue.

Your surgery is scheduled on: Day/date/surgery time/check in time

Your post-operative exam: Day/date/time

Pre-operative instructions for your (PROCEDURE):

Please purchase over the counter “preservative free” artificial tears (any brand ok). Please bring these with you on the day of surgery.

Please fill out the Informed Consent form and bring this with you on the day of surgery. Please do not sign the form until you meet with a Patient Counselor on the day of your surgery.

For all cases, it will be necessary for you to be seen by the doctor within 48 hrs. Your post-operative appointment MUST be kept.

YOU MUST HAVE SOMEONE DRIVE YOU HOME AFTER SURGERY.  We cannot assume liability for any vehicle left in the parking lot.

Absolutely no makeup around the eye on the day of surgery and for one (1) week after surgery. This includes sunblock, and moisturizers.

Wear warm comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

Please inform the doctor of any prescription medications you are currently taking.

No restrictions on meals. Do not consume alcohol beverages on the day of surgery.

You may be given 5 mg to 15 mg of Valium orally in the office on the day of surgery. If you prefer to not take the Valium, please let us know.

CONTACT LENS WEARERS: remove 24 hours/1 week prior to surgery

If you need to make any changes to your appointments, please give us at least 48 hours advance notice.

Call us at 408-984-1010, should you have any questions or concerns.

We are available Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

On behalf of the Laser Eye Center of Silicon Valley and our staff, thank you for choosing Dr. Bindi as your

vision correct specialist!