Patient Information

After Your Surgery

Before going home, you and your carer will receive both written and verbal instructions on your post-operative care. Take it easy and rest for the next 24 hours.

Things to aviod after surgery:

  • Looking after small children
  • Driving a car of riding a bike
  • Operating machinery
  • Strain or strenuous activity
  • Signing important documents
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Swimming (ophthalmic patients)


Please check with your surgeon before resuming any of these activities.

If you have any concerns, please phone the hospital on (02) 9932 6600.