Prior to Procedure

  • LATEX Allergies must be reported to physician and the surgery center prior to surgery.

  • A member of the surgery center business office will contact you for a pre-registration call 3-5 days prior to your procedure to review your insurance benefits and personal information.

  • The day before your procedure a nurse will contact you with your arrival time to give pre-operative instructions and get your medical history over the phone if one has not been done.

  • A shower may be taken the evening before or on the day of surgery.

  • Do not drink any alcohol for at least 24 hours prior to and after surgery.

  • If you become ill with a cold, flu, fever, cough or rash, you will need to contact your doctor immediately and your procedure may be rescheduled.

  • An adult must accompany you and remain at the surgery center until you are discharged. A parent or legal guardian must also accompany children or minors. You cannot drive for 24 hours after the procedure.

  • If you did not discuss your medications with a nurse or complete a medical history interview, please bring a list of medications with you.

  • You should not eat or drink anything after midnight the night before surgery, unless otherwise instructed by physician or nurse at the surgery center. Eating or drinking before surgery is dangerous and may cause surgery to be cancelled.