You should have nothing to eat or drink for 6 hours before surgery. If you need to take chronic medication during this time, do so with a sip of water.
On arrival at the clinic you will be offered a pre-med to ensure that you are relaxed & calm for the procedure. Dr. Geldenhuys & your anesthetist will see you in the ward before surgery.
WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU
- Any current medicines and those which have been prescribed.
- Medical Aid membership card• ID Document
- Credit Card or other agreed means of payment
- Toiletries if required and suitable clothing for discharge.
Medicated soap will be provided to be used on the morning of your operation.
Do not apply make-up, perfume/deodorant, nail polish or hair products after washing. Gel and acrylic nailsare to be removed before admission.
Remove all jewelry.
Wear loose, comfortable clothing and flat shoes. Front opening garments are ideal.