Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for six (6)hours prior to the appointment.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office and drive the patient home.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience.
  • Avoid smoking before surgery. Ideally, cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible prior to the day of surgery.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with short sleeves 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.
  • It is the policy of our office that only the patient is allowed in the surgery area during the procedure.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr.Wilkinson prior to your surgical date for instructions.