Before Intravenous Sedation Anesthesia

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for eight (8) hours prior to the appointment.  The only exception is a small amount of water only may be had GREATER THAN FOUR (4) hours prior to surgery.
  • No smoking at least 12 hours before surgery. Ideally, cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible prior to the day of surgery.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience, or at any time if taking prescription pain medication.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes.
  • Contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.
  • Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office.  Anesthesia will not be provided during or within two weeks of a respiratory illness.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with our doctors prior to your surgical date for instructions.  Some medications may be taken with a small sip of water.

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