Pre-operative Instructions

Preparing for Surgery: Pre-operative Instructions

For a successful surgery, you must follow carefully the pre-operative instructions shown below. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • No food, no drink, and no smoking after 12:00am (midnight) on the day of your surgery.
  • Do not take any aspirin or blood thinners 7 days prior to date of surgery.
  • Do not stop any medications for high blood pressure, diabetes, or other diseases other than aspirin.
  • Arrange to have someone take you home after the surgery.
  • If you have a flu, please call our office at: (408) 929-5610.
  • If necessary, you should take blood tests or heart tests 1-3 days before the surgery date.

We look forward to helping you get back on your feet and your normal activities quickly.