Helpful Hints

Helpful Hints

  • Follow any instructions regarding restriction of eating and drinking
  • prior to surgery. Do not take medications related to diabetes if you were instructed to fast prior to your appointment. Take any medication related to your heart, lungs or blood pressure in the morning with a sip of water.
  • Do not wear heavy make-up or mascara.
  • Wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing and shoes.
  • You will not be asked to remove dentures or jewelry, but it recommended that you leave valuables at home. Do not bring large amounts or cash, but you may need to bring payment for prescriptions that are to be filled after surgery.
  • Please arrive at the Surgery Center at the time you were given.
  • Arrange for a responsible person to drive you home on the day of surgery.