Saturday, 22 June 2013 20:34

Preoperative Instructions

Local Anesthesia

  • If the operation is done under local anesthesia it is advisable not to be hungry to the appointment (light meal at least 1-2 hours before). The patient does not need an escort and may drive after surgery.

Intravenous Sedation

  • Undergoing intravenous sedation avoid eating and drinking (including water) for 8 hours prior to the appointment. A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure and drive the patient home.

In any case avoid tight fitting clothing, contact lenses, lipstick, intense makeup.

Stop taking vitamin formulations at least a week prior to surgery (particularly vitamins C and E).

If you have a cold, flu, stomach disorders, please contact the office on time for instructions.

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