Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for six (6) hours prior to the appointment.
  • Avoid wearing tight fitting clothes, particularly around collar and sleeves.
  • You must arrange for a ride home. You will not be able to drive yourself.
  • Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • Take only those medications recommended by the doctor on the day of surgery.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office.
  • Someone must be available to stay with you on the day of surgery after leaving the office.
  • Please follow these instuctions carefully to avoid cancellation of your surgery. If you have any questions please contact the office.