What should I know before surgery

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Below, we explain the main aspects you should know and take into account before your surgery at IMO Miranza Group.
 
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Before your surgery at IMO Miranza Group

  1. After your visit with the ophthalmologist, if you need to have surgery, we will refer you to the Surgical Information Department. Our team will inform you about all the administrative details of the operation:
    • Pre-operative tests. Before the surgery, you will have to undergo a blood test and an electrocardiogram. You can have them done at IMO, if you wish.
    • Medication. It is important that you tell us if you are taking any medication, especially if it is anticoagulant. Also, generally, 2 days before the operation you will have to follow a prophylactic treatment.
    • Quotation and payment. We will inform you about the cost of the operation and the tests Preoperative, as well as on the forms of payment. If you are a private patient, we have Financing and if you have a mutual or insurance company, we will tell you what to do. If you do not have time, we can schedule a call or video call to inform you about the intervention.
    • Day and hour. If you wish, we can schedule your surgery. You can also contact us later to set the date of the operation. And, if you want, we can also give you a personalized follow-up
  2. Anesthesia. An anesthesiologist will make a pre-anesthetic visit to discuss with you all the details and inform you about the risks and benefits of the anesthetic techniques. It can be done in person, by phone or by video call.
  3. Payment. Generally, it is done one week before the operation. However, if your surgery is urgent, we will inform you about how to manage it, so that you can have it done as soon as possible.

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The day of your surgery at IMO Miranza Group Barcelona

Before entering the operating room

  1. Remember:
    • fasting, following the guidelines that you will have previously indicated the anesthesiologist.
    • Do not use facial cosmetics (make-up or creams)
  2. It is important that you go with a companion.
  3. You must head for the:
    • Reception desk on floor 0, if you do not have to go through preoperative tests.
    • Reception desk on floor 1, if you need to have tests done before the operation.
  4. Informed consent:
    • remember to bring the ones that were given to you the day of the visit (surgery and anesthesia).
    • In addition to the informed consent for the surgery, which you and your companion must sign, we will give you a questionnaire to rule out symptoms of COVID-19.
  5. When you arrive, we will identify you and ask you for preoperative tests, if they were not performed at IMO.
  6. We will schedule you an appointment for the postoperative visit, which can take place the same day or the next day.
  7. We will accompany you to a room, in which:
    • We will verify your data and put an identification bracelet on you.
    • We will measure your temperature.
    • If necessary, we will insert eye drops.
  8. We will accompany you to a dressing room and we will give you the surgical clothing that you will have to wear during the operation (cap, gown and surgical socks).
  9. You will be able to keep your clothes and personal objects in a locked closet.
  10. In the same dressing room, we will give you the surgical mask, which you will have to wear during the surgery. In addition, we will apply hydroalcoholic gel to your hands before entering the operating theater.

Reception desk IMO Miranza Group Barcelona

In the operating theatre

  1. You will access the pre-operative area on a stretcher, where we will accommodate you. At this time, we will check your data again. Do not doubt to ask us for a blanket, if you feel cold.
  2. We will begin to instill the eye drops and disinfect the eye area before surgery.
  3. The anesthesiologist will confirm your data again, as well as your medical history. He will also check your medication intake and fasting.
  4. All the operating room staff will be with you during the operation and the rest of your stay in the surgical area.
  5. During the surgery, the surgical team (surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurse and operating room technician) will be aware of your condition at all times.
  6. At the end of the surgery, we will closely follow your recovery in the recovery area.
  7. While you are recovering, the surgeon will talk to your companion:
    • He/she will inform you about the surgery and the post-operative
    • will give you a bag with the medication and the guidelines for taking or applying it. You will have to follow it until the next visit with the ophthalmologist.
  8. Once the anesthesiologist considers that you have recovered, he will discharge you and give you his postoperative recommendations. Depending on the type of surgery, you will leave IMO with your eye
    covered or uncovered and will need to continue that way until your post-operative visit.

During your surgery, if your companion needs to leave the surgical waiting room, we can provide him/her with a device that will let him/her know when he/she can pick you up, at the end of the surgery.

Surgical area IMO Miranza Group Barcelona

During your stay at the surgical area, our team will be looking after you at all times

We remind you that

  1. You will be able to have consultations with your ophthalmologist, free of charge, for up to 2 months after the surgery.
  2. IMO has a 24-hour emergency service.
  3. At all times, an ophthalmologist from our team will be able to attend you in person or by telephone (93 400 07 00).
  4. We also offer video consultations for patients who are unable to travel. To program it, you can call us by phone (93 400 07 00) or fill out the form on our website.

Other services

  1. We have our own parking lot, with entrance from the Ronda de Dalt (exit 7 - mountain side). First 30 minutes, free of charge.
  2. We have waiting rooms, especially designed for children.
  3. The clinic has a cafeteria-restaurant, open from Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm. You will also find vending machines in the outside garden, on the 0 floor.
  4. In the main reception (floor 1) we have lockers with keys, where you can keep your luggage.

The day of your surgery at IMO Miranza Group Madrid

Before entering the operating room

  1. Remember:
    • fasting, following the guidelines that you will have previously indicated the anesthesiologist.
    • Do not use facial cosmetics (make-up or creams)
  2. It is important that you go with a companion.
  3. You must head for the reception desk at the ground floor 
  4. Informed consent:
    • Remember to bring the ones that were given to you the day of the visit (surgery and anesthesia).
    • In addition to the informed consent for the surgery, which you and your companion must sign, we will give you a questionnaire to rule out symptoms of COVID-19.
  5. When you arrive, we will identify you and ask you for preoperative tests.
  6. We will accompany you to a room, in which:
    • We will verify your data and put an identification bracelet on you.
    • We will measure your temperature.
    • If necessary, we will insert eye drops.
  7. We will accompany you to a dressing room and we will give you the surgical clothing that you will have to wear during the operation (cap, gown and surgical socks).
  8. In the same dressing room, we will give you the surgical mask, which you will have to wear during the surgery. In addition, we will apply hydroalcoholic gel to your hands before entering the operating theater.

Your surgery IMO Madrid

Surgical area (IMO Madrid)

In the operating theatre

  1. We will check your data again. Do not doubt to ask us for a blanket, if you feel cold.
  2. We will begin to instill the eye drops and disinfect the eye area before surgery.
  3. All the operating room staff will be with you during the operation and the rest of your stay in the surgical area.
  4. During the surgery, the surgical team (surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurse and operating room technician) will be aware of your condition at all times.
  5. While you are recovering, the surgeon will talk to your companion:
    • He/she will inform you about the surgery and the post-operative
    • will give you a bag with the medication and the guidelines for taking or applying it. You will have to follow it until the next visit with the ophthalmologist.
  6. Once the anesthesiologist considers that you have recovered, he will discharge you and give you his postoperative recommendations. Depending on the type of surgery, you will leave IMO with your eye
    covered or uncovered and will need to continue that way until your post-operative visit.

Quirófano IMO Madrid

Ophthalmological surgery at IMO Miranza Group Madrid

Leaving the operating theatre

  1. You will be able to have consultations with your ophthalmologist, free of charge, for up to 2 months after the surgery.
  2. IMO has a 24-hour emergency service.
  3. If you need a cab, go to the ground floor (reception desk) so that we can request one.

We remind you that

Vending machines are available on floor -1

                The day of your surgery at IMO Miranza Group Manresa

                Before entering the operating room

                1. Remember:
                  • fasting, following the guidelines that you will have previously indicated the anesthesiologist.
                  • Do not use facial cosmetics (make-up or creams)
                2. It is important that you go with a companion.
                3. You must head for the reception desk at the ground floor 
                4. Informed consent:
                  • If you did not sign them on the day of the pre-operative tests, remember to bring the ones that were given to you the day of the visit (surgery and anesthesia).
                  • In addition to the informed consent for the surgery, which you and your companion must sign, we will give you a questionnaire to rule out symptoms of COVID-19.
                5. When you arrive, we will identify you and ask you for preoperative tests.
                6. You will be scheduled for your post-operative visit, which may take place on the same day or the following day.
                7. We will accompany you to a room, in which:
                  • We will measure your temperature.
                  • If necessary, we will insert eye drops.
                8. We will accompany you to a dressing room and we will give you the surgical clothing that you will have to wear during the operation (cap, gown and surgical socks).
                9. You will be able to keep your clothes and personal objects in a locked closet.
                10. In the same dressing room, we will give you the surgical mask, which you will have to wear during the surgery. In addition, we will apply hydroalcoholic gel to your hands before entering the operating theater.

                Cirugía Ocular en IMO Grupo Miranza Manresa

                We explain what your surgery will be like at IMO Miranza Group Manresa

                In the operating theatre

                1. You will access the pre-operative area on a stretcher, where we will accommodate you. At this time, we will check your data again. Do not doubt to ask us for a blanket, if you feel cold.
                2. We will begin to instill the eye drops and disinfect the eye area before surgery.
                3. All the operating room staff will be with you during the operation and the rest of your stay in the surgical area.
                4. The anesthesiologist will confirm your data again, as well as your medical history. He will also check your medication intake and fasting.
                5. During the surgery, the surgical team (surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurse and operating room technician) will be aware of your condition at all times.
                6. At the end of the surgery, we will closely follow your recovery in the recovery area.
                7. While you are recovering, the surgeon will talk to your companion and will inform him/her about the surgery and the post-operative
                8. Once the anesthesiologist considers that you have recovered, he will discharge you and give you his postoperative recommendations. Depending on the type of surgery, you will leave IMO with your eye
                  covered or uncovered and will need to continue that way until your post-operative visit.

                During your surgery, if your companion needs to leave the surgical waiting room, we will take note of her/his telephone number in order to let him/her know when he/she can pick you up, at the end of the surgery.

                Leaving the operating theatre

                1. When you leave the surgical area, we will inform your companion so that he or she can help you get dressed.
                2. Before leaving the clinic, remember to confirm your post-operative visit at the reception desk.
                3. During the following days, our staff will provide you with a personalized follow-up.

                IMO Manresa surgical follow up

                During the following days, our staff will provide you with a personalized follow-up.

                We remind you that

                1. You will be able to have consultations with your ophthalmologist, free of charge, for up to 2 months after the surgery.
                2. We will give you a mobile phone number on which you can call if you have any emergency or discomfort.
                3. At all times, an ophthalmologist from our team will be able to attend you (tel. +34 93 400 07 00)*

                *IMO Barcelona has a 24-hour emergency service

                     

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