Pre-Operative Instructions

To best prepare you for your treatment at our surgery center, we ask that you follow these guidelines:


  • If you will be receiving sedation, do not eat or drink anything 8 hours prior to your appointment, unless otherwise instructed by your surgeon.
  • A licensed driver must accompany you and remain on the premises throughout your procedure.
  • Please contact our office prior to your visit if you have any serious health conditions such as:
    • Recent heart attack or serious cardiac condition
    • Artificial heart valves
    • Joint replacement (such as knee, hip, etc.)
    • Kidney shunts
    • Diabetes
    • Kidney failure requiring dialysis


  • An x-ray is required prior to treatment.
  • Should you not have a current x-ray with you, we will be glad to provide this service at an additional charge.

Blood Thinner Patients

  • Please contact our office two weeks prior to your appointment if you are a patient who uses any form of blood thinners such as:
    • Aspirin
    • Ibuprofen
    • Coumadin/Warfarin
    • Plavix
    • Vitamin E
    • Herbal Medication


  • Please provide us with a complete and current list of any medications that you are taking, so we can keep your records up to date.


  • All minors (under the age of 18) or those requiring legal guardian consent MUST have the legally designated parent or guardian in attendance during their visit.

Insurance & Payment Information

  • If current information is not provided, the patient will be responsible for paying the cost, in full, at the time of the service.
  • Payment is expected at the time of your treatment. Please contact our office prior to your appointment regarding any financial concerns.
  • Patients who do not provide necessary paperwork and /or payment may be required to reschedule their appointment for another day.