PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING:
- Health Insurance Card
- Government Issued Photo Identification
- Form of payment (if applicable)
- Guardianship/Power of Attorney (if applicable)
- A list of current medications
Your physician will let you know what time you should arrive at the Center on the day of your surgery and give you any specific medical restrictions/recommendations you must follow prior to your surgery.
You may receive a telephone call from a nurse at the Center 1 or 2 days prior to your procedure to discuss your health history.
CHANGE IN CONDITION
If you experience any changes such as a cold, fever or rash, please contact your physician prior to your surgery.
You must be accompanied by a responsible adult to provide transportation home after discharge from the Center and to stay with you for the first 24 hours following your procedure. This individual must be present at the center at all times during your visit. The responsible party for children under 18 must be a parent or guardian.
MIDNIGHT BEFORE SURGERY
FOOD No eating or drinking. This includes water, coffee, tea, gum, chewing tobacco, mints or candy.
MORNING OF SURGERY
FOOD Do not eat or drink anything unless otherwise directed.
MEDICATIONS Take blood pressure and/or heart medication (if prescribed) with a small sip of water. Your doctor or pre-op nurse will advise you concerning all other medication.
CLOTHING Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothes that are easily removed.
CONTACT LENSES Bring your glasses with a case. Do not wear contact lenses.
VALUABLES Leave all jewelry, valuables, and piercings at home.