BEFORE ANAESTHESIA
  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for six (6) hours prior to the appointment.
     

  • No smoking at least 12 hours before surgery. Ideally, cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible prior to the day of surgery.
     

  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home.
     

  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anaesthesia experience.
     

  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes.
     

  • Contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.
     

  • Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
     

  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office.

     

If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Carpenter and call us at (623)444-4521 to know more details about your case