Preparing for Surgery

Any surgical procedure is a major concern in our lives. Of course, nobody wishes to undergo a surgical procedure; however over 15 million people in the United States every year undergo a surgery to address issues ranging from life-saving operations to aesthetics.


While most of us are quite nervous before a procedure, there are ways that we can prepare to ensure that the procedure and recovery run more smoothly. These tips are, of course, should not be substituted for advice from a thorough conversation in your pre-op consultations with your surgeon.

Just remember, ask many questions and learn as much as you can to help ensure a safe and effective procedure.

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