I will be given an information sheet explaining the post-operative surgery instructions, appointments needed, and the care of my eye following surgery. This has been explained by my surgeon. l understand that l am to return to either my surgeon or regular ophthalmologist / optometrist following surgery for an appropriate period of time in order to ensure that my recovery is progressing normally.
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I have informed my surgeon that it will be more convenient for me to have my post-operative care preformed by my ophthalmologist/ optometrist when it is medically appropriate. l have discussed this program with my ophthalmologist / optometrist and he/she is willing to perform these services and consult with my surgeon as needed for my care. My ophthalmologist / optometrist also has agreed to provide my surgeon with a copy of my record after each post-operative visit.
My surgeon has assured me that l can contact his office at any time with any questions or for any problems, and if I choose to return to him at any time during the post-operative period, l may do so.
l have informed my surgeon that it will be more convenient for me to receive my post-operative care from him. It is my choice not to return to my ophthalmologist / optometrist for my post-operative care.