Medical Units

​Operating rooms and procedures rooms

The ophthalmic section at Soroka medical center performs more then 3500 surgeries each year.

Shortly

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Two operating rooms and two procedural rooms function routinely every day.

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Highly specialized clinical staff of physicians, nurses and support staff, provide a full range of ophthalmic surgical services for both adults and children.

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Available 24-hours a day and 7-days a week for emergent cases of severe ocular trauma.

Ophthalmology Section

How to prepare for a surgical procedure?

1. Avoid food and drink from 24.00 (12.00 am) on the night before the surgery.

2. On the morning of the surgery you can take your regular pills with a small amount of water, except medications for diabetes.

Note! Some procedures (i.e. glaucoma, oculoplastic, strabismus) requires cessation of your blood thinners 3-10 days before surgery (anti coagulants, i.e. Aspirin, Coumadin, Eliquis, Xarelto etc.) – only under a strict approval from your family doctor or cardiologist.

3. You must arrive with a companion.

4. Don't bring any valuable items (Earings, Neckless, Watch etc.).

5. In case your wear a hearing device you should bring it with you fully charged and functioning.  

6. On the morning of the surgery we recommend you to have a shower, wash your hair, remove any make-up or nail polish.

 

 

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