About Our Surgery Center
The Oregon Eye Surgery Center, adjacent to our office in the Oregon
Eye Institute, is one of the most modern and complete eye care facilities
in the nation. It has three operating suites with state-of-the-art equipment
and experienced anesthesiology and nursing staff.
We are most fortunate to be able to operate at the Oregon Eye Surgery
Center, a world-renowned facility dedicated to state-of-the-art eye
surgery. It is staffed with a superb team of highly trained nurses and
technicians. Unbelievable as it may seem, the Oregon Eye Surgery Center
has more cataract removal technology than any hospital or teaching institution
in the entire world. Ophthalmologists from all over the world attest
to this when they come here to learn the latest techniques and observe
the newest technology in action.
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Advantages to Patients Include:
- Pleasant non-hospital environment
- Rapid registration, admission, and discharge
- Surgery viewing area for family
- The comfort of Dr. Fine, Hoffman, and Sim's staff at surgery
Feel free to call or drop in if you'd like to speak to someone in person.
Commonly Asked Questions:
How soon after surgery will I see well?
Each patient is different. Most patients experience a dramatic improvement
8 to 10 hours after the treatment.
Can I drive home after the procedure?
No, you should arrange for someone to transport you. You should not
drive for at least 24 hours after the surgery, possibly longer.
Will I still need my glasses or contacts?
Do I need to come back for follow up visits?
The goal of refractive surgery is to reduce your dependence on glasses
and/or contact lenses, but refractive patients still may benefit
from reading glasses or distance glasses when they desire perfect
near or distance vision.
Yes, there are 5 required visits after your procedure. The schedule is:
- 24 hours
- 1 to 2 weeks
- 1 month
- 3 months
- 6 month