How many appointments / visits is cataract surgery?

How many appointments / visits is cataract surgery?

In this area, the number of surgeon visits is typically 3 + 2 Optometry co-management visits.  The number depends on the surgeon and co-management arrangements at other clinics (such as ours).

Surgeon visit #1 – consultation to assess cataract and ocular health / prioritize / educate on options

Surgeon visit #2 – measurements done for lens selection (typically done with technician)

Surgeon visit #3 – surgery day (some surgeons do a later-same-day follow-up)

~Surgeon visit #4 – possible next day visit to surgeon’s clinic or co-management facility

Visit #5 – possible 1 week visit to surgeon’s clinic or co-management facility

Visit #6 – 1 month follow-up and refraction (new glasses prescription)

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