Before Anesthesia:

You may not have anything to eat or drink six hours prior to the appointment.

The patient should have a driver available to transport them back home after the surgical procedure.

The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience.

Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of the surgery.

No smoking for at least twelve (12) hours before surgery. Ideally, cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible prior to the surgery date.

Please wear loose fitting clothing, with sleeves that can be rolled up past the elbow and low heeled shoes.

Contact lenses, jewelry and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.

If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office at (203) 744-1240.