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Below, we have laid out specific instructions for our patients prior to surgery. This includes significant pre-operative milestones, up to one month before the big day. Our patient care coordinator will answer any questions during the period leading up to surgery, ensuring everything is perfectly prepared. 

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1 Month Ahead of time

  1. Supplements
  2. Get house ready
  3. Make sure you sent all information to Eva
  4. Completed questionnaire
  5. Go shopping on Eva's Amazon storefront for pre-post items
  6. Pre-op with caregiver and patient (optional)

1 Week Before Surgery

  1. Pre-op in office
  2. Pick up Medications
  3. Finalize logistics to and from the OR
  4. Finalize preparing the home
  5. Prepare dinners for the week
  6. Arnica Forte (or Bromeline) to boose recovery process prior to surgery
  7. Stop all alcohol, ibuprofen, aspirin, vitamin E, birth control, hormone therapy

Day/Night Before Surgery

  1. Prepare medications in pill box
  2. Cleanse with pre-operative wipe (rinse)
  3. Take Melatonin before bed (optional)
  4. Put Clearfast beverage in the refrigerator
  5. Prepare high reaching items down to the counter
  6. Have after hours number prepared
  7. Prepare surgery outfit
  8. Wash hair
  9. Take stool softener
  10. Eat very light meal (Detox)

Day of Surgery

  1. Drink your Clearfast beverage 2 hours prior to surgery
  2. Have a shower and wipe with preoperative wipe (DON'T RINSE)
  3. Get dresses into loose fitting clothing (zip up robe NO BRA)
  4. Take off all earrings, wedding rings, jewelry
  5. Prepare post op recovery area for return from surgery center
  6. Bring your Fragmin (if applicable) 
  7. Don't be nervous!
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