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Information for patients following

(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 operation
 You are able to resume normal activities  You can watch TV, read, knit or sew and Medicines to be used following the

Things to avoid following the
You will be required to put eye drops into the operation:
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
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1 and 2 Ofloxacin 0.3%
1 and 2 Bromfenac 0.9%
1 and 2 Prednisolone 1%
(Pred Forte)
3 and 4 Prednisolone 1%
(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
Scunthorpe General Hospital
Cliff Gardens
01724 282282
Goole & District Hospital
Concerns and Queries
Woodland Avenue

If you have any concerns/queries about any 01405 720720
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 IFP-752 v1.1
For Scunthorpe General Hospital
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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