Reviewed by Jasper Clinical Board

Last updated 5/24/21

What You Need to Know

Your surgery will be performed under general anesthesia. Confirm with your doctor, but eating or drinking are generally not permitted starting 12 hours before the procedure. Your doctor will also let you know whether there will be an overnight stay.

What to Bring and How to Prepare

Getting to Your Surgery and Back

  • Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment and bring ID/insurance cards. Whether or not you stay overnight, you should not drive following treatment.

During Your Hospital Stay


After Your Surgery

Managing Finances

Taking pragmatic steps to prepare your finances can help you both lower your stress and weather the storm.

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