Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for eight (8) hours prior to the appointment.
  • A responsible adult must accompany you to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, drive you home and remain in contact with you for 4 hours following the procedure.
  • You should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience.
  • Please wear loose fitting clothing with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes.
  • Contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures must be removed at the time of surgery.
  • Do not wear lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or bowel upset, please notify the office before surgery
  • If you have had any changes to your medical history or medications please notify the office prior to your surgery.
  • If you take routine oral medications such as Coumadin or other blood thinners, please check with Dr. Vega prior to your surgical date for instructions.