Before Your Procedure

♦ Any special lab work or X-rays necessary for your procedure will be arranged by your physician prior to the date of your procedure.

♦ If you have an infection, fever or noticeable change in your health since your last office visit, inform your doctor before you arrive at Springhill Surgery Center.

♦ Eat a light supper on the day before your procedure.

♦ DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT. (This includes candy, water, coffee, chewing gum, etc.) If you eat or drink anything, your procedure will be cancelled and rescheduled. Prescription medications authorized by your physician may be taken with a small sip of water.

♦ Follow all specific instructions given by your physician. (Exception: patients taking a bowel prep).

♦ If possible, refrain from using any form of tobacco at least 24 hour prior to procedure.