On the day of your surgery, be sure to wear loose-fitting clothing, making it easy to dress and undress yourself.
No. Please do not apply makeup the day of your surgery, and remove nail polish prior to your arrival.
No. We strongly recommend you avoid smoking the day of surgery. Not only could it create complications with your anesthesia, but you could also experience a greater risk of nausea while recovering.
You will be given specific instructions with regard to your arrival during a pre-operative phone call. It is imperative that you arrive at the designated time.
When you enter the facility, you will be greeted at check-in. Admission and verification will go rather quickly, because most of your information will have been sent to us before your surgery date. However, please remember to bring:
After checking in, a nurse will take you through a pre-operative assessment that includes:
Family and friends will not be permitted to join you in this room, but our staff will continue to give them updates on your behalf.
After changing, all of your belongings will be safely stored in the pre-operative area. Remember to leave anything of value at home.