You will be contacted a day or two before your procedure to review preoperative instructions and confirm your arrival time.
Eating and Drinking
Follow your physician's instructions regarding prepping for your procedure. You may have clear liquids up to 2 hours before your scheduled procedure time.
On the day of your procedure please bring a complete list of all medications you are currently taking. If your physician has advised you to take any medication, please do so with as little water as possible. If you are diabetic, do not take your insulin or oral medication the morning of your procedure - unless otherwise directed by your physician. Bring your insulin with you. If you use an inhaler, remember to bring it with you.
You may bathe or shower and brush your teeth before coming to the center.
Personal Care Items
Do not use perfumes, creams or lotions on the day of procedure.
Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Wear shoes that have low heels.
We recommend that you leave all valuables including jewelry at home. Please bring in your photo ID and insurance card.
Dentures, Hearing Aids, Contact Lenses and Glasses
These items may need to be removed prior to your procedure. If you use any of these items, please bring the cases with you for proper storage.
We recommend that you wear your hair loosely. Avoid using clips, pins and bands that bind hair.
In Case of Illness
If you develop a cold, persistent cough, sore throat, fever or any other illness within 2 days of your procedure, please notify your physician immediately.
Visitors may stay with you before your procedure. They will be able to wait in our lounge area during your procedure until you are ready to go home. Please limit your visitors to two people. Small children should be left at home.
We offer a complete range of anesthesia services provided by board-certified and board-eligible physicians. You will have an opportunity to meet your anesthesiologist prior to your procedure to have all of your questions answered and to participate in developing your care plan. There are three types of anesthesia available; General, Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) and Local or Conscious Sedation. Anesthesia services are not part of the facility fee and are billed separately.
Identification & Financial
Bring a picture ID, insurance information and any payment needed (MasterCard & Visa are accepted) for co-pays, deductibles or cash pay procedures. Please do not hesitate to call us with any questions during business hours.