This website is for patients and families as well as health care providers. It has information about preparing for and recovering from surgery in the Vancouver Island Health Authority.
The information is not intended to provide health care advice. For advice and information specific to your surgery or other health concerns, please consult your surgeon or family physician.
For more about VIHA's surgical services, read About Us and the Types of Surgery we provide.
Links of Interest
Children and parents can get preparation tips and tour information on our Children and Surgery page.
Cataract patients receive foldable intraocular lenses free of charge. For more information, visit the Medical and Health Care Benefits web page and view our Questions and Answers (.pdf)