THE NIGHT BEFORE
Enjoy a quiet & relaxing evening before your procedure.
NO solid food & only limited fluids after midnight (12 AM).
You may have a total of three (3) ounces of clear liquids until three hours before your surgery.
Examples of clear liquids include: water, fruit juice without pulp, clear tea, & black coffee.
If your surgery is being done under local anesthesia only, there are no restrictions on eating or drinking prior to your surgery unless otherwise instructed by your physician.
Take medication only as directed during your pre-surgery phone call.
If you are on heart, blood pressure, or anti-cholesterol medications, you should take them as you normally would.
If you are an insulin-dependent diabetic, contact your physician regarding insulin for the day.
If you take insulin, please bring it with you.
Check with your physician as soon as possible if you take any products that contain aspirin or blood thinners. These may be discontinued up to a week before your procedure.
Refrain from smoking, if possible.
Remove all make-up, nail polish, and all jewelry, including all body piercing jewelry, prior to your arrival.
parents of young Children
Please visit our Pediatric Intake Instructions on our Pediatrics Page.