What should I do before surgery?

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1. Eat a well-balanced meal prior to the appointment.

2. DO NOT SKIP YOUR MEAL UNLESS OTHERWISE ADVISED.

3. DO NOT USE ASPIRIN for 10 days prior to the appointment. Aspirin is a blood-thinner and will hinder your body’s clotting mechanism. Use Tylenol (acetaminophen) if pain reliever is necessary.

4. Wear loose clothing, so your blood pressure can be monitored throughout surgery.