Forest Road Day Surgery, NSW | Vision Hospital Group

About Forest Road Day Surgery

Designed for your comfort, safety and convenience, Forest Road Day Surgery is an accredited, architect-designed, purpose-built facility for ophthalmic surgery, based in Sydney.

Fitted with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, the day hospital provides a variety of surgical and vision correction procedures. These include cataract and laser cataract surgery, refractive lens exchange, corneal transplantation, glaucoma management and pterygium surgery.

We make it our priority to put you at ease as soon as you step through our doors. The day surgery consists of a quiet and calming waiting area, an operating theatre equipped with the latest ophthalmic technology, and a peaceful and spacious recovery area where patients can feel at ease after their procedure.

Our friendly, caring and highly experienced clinical and administrative team will go out of their way to ensure that you are kept comfortable, relaxed and informed every step of the way. That’s our commitment to you.

We look forward to welcoming you to our day surgery.

Director of Nursing

Head shot of Gabriela Kalofonos the director of nursing at Forest Road Day Surgery

Gabriela Kalofonos

T 02 9330 6988
E [email protected]

 

Contact us
99a Forest Rd, Hurstville NSW 2220
Tel: 02 9330 6988
Fax: 02 9580 8624
Email: [email protected]

Hours
Mon–Fri 8.00 am–5.00 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Forest Road Day Surgery entrance | Vision Hospital Group

Forest Road Day Surgery Services

Conveniently located in Southern Sydney, our day hospital provides a variety of surgical and vision correction procedures.

Using the latest surgical techniques and technologies available, our doctors, nurses and administrative team are committed to delivering best-practice, patient-centred care across all day surgery services.

  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)
    • Trabeculectomy
    • Vitrectomy/Vitreoretinal surgery
    • Pterygium surgery and autoconjunctival graft
    • Corneal cross-linking
    • Corneal transplantation
    • Intravitreal eye injections
    • Reconstructive surgery (oculoplastics):
      • Blepharoplasty
      • Ectropion repair
      • Entropion repair
      • Ptosis repair
      • Conjunctivoplasty
      • Pingueculum
      • Excision of lesions (e.g. basal cell carcinoma)

Getting to Forest Road Day Surgery

By car

There are over 200 parking spaces in the building complex (once you enter the car park, follow the blue and yellow Vision Eye Institute signs). Street parking is also available on Forest Road and Durham Street (please check the parking signs – a 2-hour limit generally applies).

By public transport

Bus routes 452 (Beverly Hills to Rockdale via Kingsway West Shops, Hurstville and Bexley) and 453 (Percival Street to Rockdale) depart the city approximately every 20 minutes and stop at the corner of Forest Road and Hudson St (approx. 1-minute walk to our location).

You can also reach the clinic via the T4 (Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra) train line. Allawah Station is located at the end of Roberts Lane, approximately 7 minutes’ walk away, and Hurstville Station is located at the end of Ormond Parade, approximately 10 minutes’ walk away.

Disability access

Our day surgery is located on the ground level and is easily accessible by people with limited mobility. There is also lift access from the carpark.

Patient FAQs

Below are some frequently-asked questions about Forest Road Day Surgery. For more information about preparing for your visit, download our site brochure, check out our downloadable resources below or visit our dedicated ‘For patients’ page.

  • What amenities are available for patients at Forest Day Surgery?

    Forest Road Day Surgery has been designed with your comfort, safety and convenience in mind.

    • Modern, quiet and comfortable waiting areas (TV and free WiFi)
    • Fully equipped operating theatre
    • Dedicated laser suite
    • Sterile services department
    • Private, spacious recovery areas

    Forest Road Day Surgery was designed after comprehensive consultation with patients and surgeons regarding various aspects of the facility – from the colour scheme to furniture selection (including patient trolleys) to spatial requirements in the theatre, laser and recovery areas. Our waiting areas even feature special acoustic treatments to ensure a quiet and calm environment for patients and carers.

  • Is there parking available at Forest Road Day Surgery?

    Forest Road Day Surgery is located within Hurstville’s East Quarter development, with more than 200 secure parking spaces available in the building complex. Enter via 103 Forest Road and follow the blue and yellow Vision Eye Institute signs.

    Street parking is also available on Forest Road and Durham Street (please check the parking signs carefully as a 2-hour limit generally applies).

  • Are there any on-site facilities for my carer while they are waiting?

    Forest Road Day Surgery is located in the new East Quarter development, which features a number of retail outlets. In addition, Forest Road is one of the main commercial strips in Hurstville, and two major shopping centres (Westfield Hurstville and Hurstville Central) are less than 10 minutes from the clinic by foot. Buses also run regularly along Forest Road.

Specialists

See the full list of specialists at Forest Road Day Surgery in our Specialist directory.

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Dr Jason Cheng

Ophthalmology

Dr Jason Cheng is a glaucoma specialist, having completed two glaucoma subspecialty fellowships, and is actively involved in research projects in this area. Dr Cheng is also a highly experienced cataract surgeon.

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Dr Tess Huynh

Ophthalmology

Dr Tess Huynh has over 16 years of experience as a cataract, corneal and refractive surgeon, including routine and complex cataract surgery, corneal cross-linking, pterygium surgery and corneal transplantation. Dr Huynh performs LASIK, SMILE and ASLA laser eye surgery and also treats more general eye conditions.

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Dr Gary Schiller

Ophthalmology

Dr Gary Schiller has expertise in treating a range of eye conditions, particularly glaucoma, cataracts and medical retinal conditions (including diabetic eye disease). He also performs reconstructive surgery (oculoplastics).

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Dr Michael Wei

Ophthalmology

Dr Michael Wei is a highly experienced ophthalmologist who specialises in retinal and macular disorders, and has subspecialty fellowships in both medical retina and vitreoretinal surgery. He has expertise in complex vitreoretinal conditions, intravitreal injections, retinal laser treatment, and complex cataract surgery. Dr Wei is fluent in Mandarin and Hokkien/Taiwanese dialects.

For surgeons

Operating sessions are available

If you’re looking for a day surgery to help you deliver high-quality surgical care to patients who live in Hurstville and the surrounding areas, talk to us today.

We have ad hoc and permanent sessions available at our modern, state-of-the-art facility.

For information about surgical session availability or to book a site tour, please contact our Director of Nursing, Gabriela Kalofonos, (02) 9330 6988 or email an enquiry to [email protected].

For more information about what Vision Hospital Group day surgeries offer surgeons, visit our ‘For professionals’ page

  • Why choose Forest Road Day Surgery for your surgical lists?
    • Specialist ophthalmic equipment includes Alcon LenSx® Femtosecond Laser System, Alcon Centurion® phaco machine, Verion Image Guided System, Zeiss Lumera 700 ceiling-mounted microscope, reinforced operating tables (support up to 230 kg), premium-quality instrumentation (other specialties may be considered – email us)
    • Ideal operating solution for smaller/solo surgical practices
    • Architect-designed for patient and surgeon comfort, as well as optimal patient flow and seamless list management
      • Large, fully equipped theatre and laser suite
      • Central sterile services department
      • Dedicated patient holding area
      • Spacious, comfortable two-stage recovery bays

Our day surgeries in New South Wales

Fully accredited

We are committed to continuously monitoring and improving customer service. Our practice has developed a quality management system to meet the requirements of the National Safety and Quality in Health Services Standards (NSQHS), and achieve certification. These standards focus on the effectiveness of a practice’s quality management system in meeting the needs of its customer. Please let our reception staff know if you wish to provide us with feedback on our service – we welcome and appreciate all input.

Read more about patient safety and our quality and safety standards on our ‘About us’ page.

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