On arrival at the clinic you will be offered a pre-med, this is to ensure you are relaxed & calm for the procedure. Prior to surgery, Dr. Geldenhuys & your anesthetist will see you in the ward. You should have nothing to eat or drink for 6 hours before your operation. If you are required to take chronic medication during this time please do so with a sip of water.
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.
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.
Remove all jewelry.
Wear loose, comfortable clothing and footwear. Front opening garments with buttons or zips are ideal.