A nurse will call you the day before your surgery to give you a specific time for your arrival as well as the instructions you need to follow. If you have not received a call by 4:30pm the day before your surgery, please call us at (239) 689-7000.
A nurse will call you the day before your surgery to collect information about your health to expedite your admission process, give you your arrival time answer any questions you may have.
It is important for you to follow these guidelines before surgery to prevent delay or cancellations.
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Food and Drink
Please have nothing to eat, drink, or chew after midnight the night before your surgery. Please also abstain from using tobacco products and alcohol the evening prior.If your surgery is scheduled for late in the day, the nurse will go over more specific instructions regarding food and drink during the pre-operative call.
AlcoholDo not drink alcohol for at least 12 hours before your arrival.
SmokingNo smoking after midnight the night before your surgery.
Makeup, Nail Polish, Jewelry (including body jewelry)Please remove polish from operative extremity. Artificial nails or gel/shellac nails should be removed, but please call the surgeon’s office to confirm this. Remove all jewelry.Do not apply any lotions, powders, or colognes. Please ask your driver not to wear any scented products, as we are a scent-free facility.
ClothingWear loose, casual, comfortable clothing to fit over dressings.
ValuablesPlease leave valuables at home.
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7431 Gladiolus Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33908