Day of Surgery

Pre-op Appointment Day of Surgery Post Operative Instructions Tips

–¬†Arrive approximately 2 hours prior to the surgery to allow time to check in and prepare.

– Wear casual, comfortable clothing.

– Leave all jewelry, body piercing elements and valuables at home.

– Do not wear nail polish or makeup.

– Bring a list of your current medications and their dosages with you.

РYou will meet with an anesthesiologist to discuss the anesthesia plans for your specific surgery.  Most patients will have a nerve block and general anesthesia.

– You will need a driver to take you home from the hospital or surgery center.

– After surgery, you will spend 1-2 hours in recovery.