Pre-Op Instructions


The day before surgery

Please confirm your arrival time and surgery time by calling +9626-5001000 Ext 412; after 7:00 pm. If you are scheduled for surgery immediately after a major holiday, please call on the eve of the holiday if you have any questions.

The night before surgery

Do not eat anything after midnight or your surgery will be cancelled. This includes candy, gum, vitamins, etc. You are allowed to drink water up to four hours before your scheduled time of surgery, unless instructed otherwise. If you continue to drink after that time, your surgery will be cancelled. The only exception is if your doctor instructs you to take any medication with a small amount of water.

On the day of surgery

You may brush your teeth or use mouthwash, but be careful not to swallow either one. Eating is NOT permitted. Unless instructed otherwise, you may drink water up to four hours before your scheduled time of surgery. Please be sure to remove all jewelry before coming to the hospital. The hospital is not responsible for lost or misplaced items.

Check with your surgeon regarding your intake of Aspirin and anti-coagulants.

You must have a responsible adult escort you home if you are having any type of sedation or anesthesia. Your surgery will be cancelled if you do not have an escort home. If there is an exception, you will be notified by your surgeon or nurse.

Do not smoke!

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