Ocular anaesthesia can be a daunting procedure prior to eye surgery. The eye needs to painless, not moving and the vision obscured to undertake this delicate surgery safely with optimal outcomes. Your anaesthetist and eye surgeon will make the process as comfortable as possible. This video documents from the time you meet the anaesthetist just prior to surgery, to the pre-medication interview when any concerns can be discussed and through to the anaesthetic block before being wheeled into theatre. The aim is to make the journey a bit more familiar and relieve some of the" fear of the unknown".