Panch Day Surgery Centre, Preston, VIC | Ophthalmic (eye) Surgery

About Panch Day Surgery Centre

Designed with a modern, contemporary feel, Panch Day Surgery Centre has the only dedicated eye surgery theatre with the latest technology in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne.

Using leading-edge surgical techniques and equipment, the day hospital offers a variety of ophthalmic procedures. These include cataract surgery, oculoplastics (reconstructive eye surgery), glaucoma management and corneal surgery.

The Panch Day Surgery Centre team is committed to exceeding the expectations of our patients and their families. We believe that exceptional care goes hand-in-hand with improving patient health outcomes. Therefore, we go above and beyond to provide our patients with a friendly, welcoming and stress-free environment.

So whether you are having surgery with us, or are accompanying a friend or family member, we’ll be there to make sure that you are comfortable every step of the way.

Director of Nursing

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Kila Lua

T 03 8560 0677
E [email protected]


Contact us
Corporate One Business Centre
Level 4, 84 Hotham St Preston VIC 3072
Tel: 03 8560 0677
Fax: 03 8560 0688
Email: [email protected]

Mon–Fri 7.00 am–5.00 pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

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Panch Day Surgery Centre services

Conveniently located in Melbourne, Victoria, our day hospital offers a variety of ophthalmic procedures.

Using leading-edge surgical techniques and equipment, our day hospital doctors, nurses and theatre teams are committed to providing exceptional care, tailored to each patient’s individual needs.

  • 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 Panch Day Surgery Centre

By car

Our day surgery is located in the Corporate One building (within the Bell City Complex) in Preston, in Melbourne’s inner north. We are easy to reach from the CBD, and only a 20-minute drive from Melbourne’s main airport. On-site car parking is available within the Corporate One car park or the Bell City Complex. Alternatively, street parking is available on and around Hotham Street.

By public transport

The day surgery is readily accessible via public transport with trams, trains and buses located a short distance away.

Disability access

Patients can be dropped off and picked up at the front door of the Corporate One building. The day surgery is accessible by lift.


Patients travelling to Melbourne for procedures that require an overnight stay are able to access a special rate at the Mantra Hotel right next to our building (within Bell City). Please contact us for further information.

Panch Day Surgery Centre

Level 4, 84 Hotham Street Preston VIC 3072

T: (03) 8560 0677

Patient FAQs

Below are some frequently-asked questions about Panch 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 Panch Day Surgery?

    Panch Day Surgery Centre aims to exceed the expectations of our patients, their families and our surgeons.

    • Stand-alone facility with two state-of-the-art operating theatres
    • Ground floor waiting lounge area with sweeping views and a coffee cart on site
    • Nearby cafes, restaurants, hotel and other amenities
    • Special rate with the Mantra hotel in Bell City, should an overnight stay be required

    Designed with a modern, contemporary feel, Panch Day Surgery Centre is the only one of its kind in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne. The day surgery features the latest in technology, along with a commitment to personalised service – our staff excel in ensuring the safety and wellbeing of each and every person who walks through our doors.

  • Is there parking available at Panch Day Surgery?

    Plenty of on-site car parking is available at a minimal hourly rate within the Corporate One car park or the Bell City Complex. Alternatively, street parking is available on and around Hotham Street.

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

    We are located in the Corporate One building within the Bell City Complex, giving your carer access to a wide range of facilities including cafes and restaurants. If your carer prefers to wait within the day surgery, they can do so in our comfortable waiting lounge on the ground floor, and take advantage of our on-site coffee cart.


See the full list of specialists at Panch Day Surgery Centre in our Specialist directory.

For surgeons

Operating sessions are available

Find out how we can help you expand your surgical service to patients in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne – all in a purpose-built, world-class facility.

For information about surgical session availability or to book a site tour, please contact our Director of Nursing, Kila Lua on (03) 8560 0677 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 Panch Day Surgery for your surgical lists?
    • Already established for ophthalmic procedures
    • Ideal operating solution for smaller/solo surgical practices
    • Beautifully designed with a modern, contemporary feel
    • State-of-the-art surgical equipment throughout the facility
    • Flexible session rostering (permanent and ad hoc)

Our day surgeries in Victoria

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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