Pre Operation Instructions

Preparing for Surgery

Clothing Please wear a short-sleeved blouse or shirt on the day of surgery. Do not wear contact lenses. Ladies should wear flat heeled shoes. Please do not wear your hair in a pony tail. In order for our heart monitor to work properly, please do not wear nail polish or acrylic nails.

Food Intake You may have a light meal the night before surgery, but are not to have anything to eat or drink after midnight the day preceding your surgery appointment.

Transportation Please bring someone with you to remain In the office and drive you home following surgery. If under 18, you will need a parent or guardian with you. You will not be able to take a taxi or a bus.

Oral Hygiene Teeth should be brushed with Colgate Peroxyl (hydrogen peroxide) the night and morning before surgery to reduce bacteria in the mouth.

Instructions Parents and friends will receive post-operative instructions while you are recovering.