1. Ensure that you have the right time and date of your appointment. If you are a new patient, please call our office to confirm your appointment.
  2. Locate our clinic on a map and identify the best driving or bus route. GEM Clinic is conveniently located in the Tuxedo Park Shopping Mall, just west of route 90 on Corydon Avenue (Route 95). For patients living far from our office in other parts of Winnipeg (eg. Transcona), please consider taking the perimeter highway for easier access to route 90.
  3. See list of what to bring to your appointment.
  4. Take your usual eye drops on the day of the appointment. There is no need to stop them for the appointment.
  5. Book off enough time for the appointment. You will need to register at the time indicated on your appointment card or letter. The entire appointment will take at least 2 hours (or more) and includes pre-testing, waiting and being seen by the doctor. Depending on your condition, you may be offered a same day procedure. Expect to spend at least 2-3 hours at the office. Make sure your escort/ driver understands how long the appointment will take. If you or your driver do not have enough time for the appointment, please reschedule.
  6. Book handi-transit giving you enough time for the appointment (at least 2 hours before pick-up); remember to notify reception if you have a handi-transit pick-up time.
  7. Respecting chemical sensitivities - As a courtesy to those with chemical sensitivities, we ask that you avoid smoking just before you attend this appointment, and avoid wearing heavy perfumes or colognes.
  8. Cell Phones - Taking and making cell phone calls is disruptive to patient testing and examination. We ask that you use texting to communicate while at the clinic, or the courtesy phone at the front reception; or you may step outside the office to make cell phone calls.
  9. Wi-Fi access - is available at the clinic.
  10. Please read the sections on "What to bring to your appointment" and "What to expect at your appointment" for useful information.

B221-2025 Corydon Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3P 0N5

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