Preparing For Your First Visit

Preparing For Your Visit

General Information

  • Make arrangements to have a responsible adult be with you to drive you home after the procedure if you are opting to take oral sedation medication
  • A parent or legal guardian must accompany a minor.
  • Please do not take any aspirin products (Advil, Motrin, Aleve, Goody powders, etc.) as well as herbs and vitamins two (2) weeks prior to your surgery date.
  • Please ensure that ALL medical information including current medications and allergies are up to date and provided to medical staff.
  • If you are ill, have a fever or cough, please contact us immediately.

Day Prior to Surgery

  • Shower or bathe the night before or the morning of surgery.
  • Do not use lotions or oils on the skin the night before or the morning of surgery.
  • Avoid alcohol for 24 hours prior
  • Deodorant is permitted.
  • You may have a light meal on the day of the procedure

Day of Surgery

  • Do not use lotions or oils on the skin the night before or the morning of surgery.
  • Do not wear any make-up, nail polish, hairpins or jewelry to the surgery center.
  • Do not bring money or valuables.
  • Do not wear contact lenses.
  • Take all of your routine prescription medications
  • Notify the surgeon of any change in your physical condition (fever, cold, sore throat, etc.) before the surgery.
  • Wear loose comfortable clothing and shoes that slip on easily. No jeans, pantyhose, high heels or boots. You may bring socks to wear.
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