For your safety and optimal care:
- Review general Pre-op Instructions
- Review video information about different surgical procedures.
- Read about your Diet Before Surgery
- Keep in touch with your surgical scheduler.
AVOID these Common Mistakes that could delay or threaten your success:
- Can’t find the right surgery center
- Food or liquid in the stomach too soon before surgery
- Did not complete history and physical exam recently
- Did not notify surgeon and operating staff about potential illness or infection
- Fail to bring pre-operative paperwork
- Failed to pre-authorize certain procedures with insurance