After Your Surgery

Once you are in stable condition, you will be discharged. It is normal to experience sleepiness and mild dizziness for 12 to 24 hours after surgery.  It is important to rest after your surgery.

Post Care: You will receive verbal and written post-surgical care instructions.  It is important to follow these instructions. Please call your physician if you have questions.   If you experience anything unusual after your surgery, please call your physician or go to the nearest Urgent Care or Emergency Room (depending on the severity of your situation. Please plan on having someone stay with you for 24 hours after your procedure.

Transportation: DO NOT PLAN TO DRIVE yourself home or use public transportation after your procedure.  Please plan for someone to bring  you to the Surgical Center and pick you up. 

Medication: If you were prescribed pain medication, please click here  for important information.