Information for patients following Phacoemulsification (Keyhole Cataract Surgery) Under the care of Mr Goel
Pharmacy Department Directorate of Diagnostics & Therapeutics This leaflet has been designed to give you important information about your condition/procedure, and to answer some common queries that you may have.
Between your operation and you clinic review
appointment, if your eye becomes painful,
intraocular lens implant in the eye is through
red, and /or vision becomes worse either
a small self-healing wound, with the use of
Things you can do following the
The Eye Clinic – between the hours of 09:00 and 17:00 – Monday to Friday, (closed
You are able to resume normal activities
You can watch TV, read, knit or sew and
Medicines to be used following the operation Things to avoid following the
You will be required to put eye drops into the
operation. Below is a list of the eye drops
you will be issued with and what they are used for.
Do not drive until you have been advised
Ofloxacin (Exocin) Eye Drops 0.3%
Avoid lifting of heavy items, vigorous
This is an antibiotic eye drop which is used to
exercise or sport and undue straining for
help prevent infection whilst the surgical
Prednisolone 1% (Pred Forte)
This is a steroid eye drop which is used to
reduce inflammation following the operation.
This product is a suspension and the bottle must be shaken immediately before each use. Suspensions can give a gritty feeling in
Important points you need to know following the operation Bromfenac 0.9% (Yellox)
It is normal to feel a “gritty” or “scratchy”
This is a non steroidal eye drop which is also
used to reduce inflammation following the
experience a loss of vision, sharp prolonged
pain or bleeding from your eye you must attend the Accident and Emergency department. It is unlikely you will experience these symptoms.
Instructions for Use
Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling.
Gently pull down the lower eyelid of the affected eye until there is a small pocket.
Turn the eye drop bottle upside down and squeeze it to release ONE drop into the affected eye.
Let go of the lower lid and close your eye.
The eye drops should be used as instructed below:
Please note when using more than one eye preparation in the eye at the same time of day, you should wait at least 5 minutes before using another preparation in the eye, this allows the drops to “settle in “ and not be washed out by the second drop if it is put in too quickly.
Into which eye Medicine -please delete as appropriate
1 and 2 Ofloxacin 0.3%
ONE DROP FOUR TIMES DAILY (Exocin)
1 and 2 Bromfenac 0.9%
ONE DROP TWICE DAILY (Yellox)
1 and 2 Prednisolone 1%
ONE DROP FOUR TIMES DAILY (Pred Forte)
3 and 4 Prednisolone 1%
ONE DROP TWICE DAILY (Pred Forte)
If you require further eye drops they can be ordered through your GP as a repeat prescription, please allow at least 3 days in advance to ensure you do not run out.
If you are using any other eye drops e.g. for glaucoma or dry eyes, please use a new bottle on the operated eye following surgery.
Reference section Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Patient Information Leaflets for each product.
Diana Princess of Wales Hospital Scartho Road Contact details within the Trust for patients to obtain additional 01472 874111 information Scunthorpe General Hospital Cliff Gardens Scunthorpe 01724 282282 Goole & District Hospital Concerns and Queries Woodland Avenue Goole
If you have any concerns/queries about any
of the services offered by the Trust, in the
first instance, please speak to the person providing your care.
Date of issue: September 2013 For Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital Review Period: March 2016 Author: Principal Pharmacy Technician,
Alternatively you can contact the Patient
Scunthorpe General Hospital
Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on (01472) 875403 or at the PALS office which
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Alternatively you can contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) on (01724) 290132 or at the PALS office which is situated on C Floor.
Alternatively you can email: [email protected]
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