Ambulatory Surgery Center

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What is the AEC Ambulatory Surgery Center?

The Associated Eye Care Ambulatory Surgery Center offers cutting edge-technology for your eye surgery needs. Conveniently located just off Highway 36 in Stillwater, we have created a relaxed, patient-focused environment, in which our skilled surgeons and experienced staff continue to provide the highest level of care possible.

We understand that you may be anxious before your procedure. We strive to make your experience comfortable and positive, and this page will help you to know what to expect. For additional information, call 651.275.3112 or 800.846.1877 to speak to our staff.

The Associated Eye Care Ambulatory Surgery Center shares a building with our Stillwater clinic:

2950 Curve Crest Boulevard
W Stillwater, MN 55082


Pre-Operative Information

You will be called by the surgery center about 3-4 days prior to your surgery date. At that time the nurse will ask you questions regarding your health and set your arrival time for the surgery. If you have questions, please call the surgery center at 651-275-3112 between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:00 pm.

Please notify our staff if you require an interpreter.

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Pre-operative History and Physical

You will need to see your primary care doctor for a pre-operative physical exam. Please schedule this to take place within 60 days of your surgery. This will need to be faxed to the surgery center at (651) 222-9145. It will be reviewed by our Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. If significant health concerns are found at this visit, your surgery may need to be re-scheduled at a hospital. If there are any concerns you will be contacted by the surgery center nursing staff.

Blood Thinning Medications

Specific instructions regarding blood thinning medications will be provided to you at the time of scheduling.

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Vision For A Lifetime.

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