Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • DO NOT EAT OR DRINK 8 HOURS PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTED SURGICAL TIME.
  • A SMALL SIP OF WATER TO WASH DOWN MEDICATIONS IS ONLY  PERMITTED.
  • You should NOT have anesthesia if there is any chance that you are pregnant. Please let the doctor know if you think you might be pregnant.  
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure, and drive the patient home.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following anesthesia.
  • Please wear comfortable loose fitting clothing with short sleeves or  sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow, and low-heeled shoes
  • Do not wear body lotion or perfumes of any kind.
  • Contact lenses and  jewelry including any nose,mouth tongue and facial jewelry must be removed before the  time of surgery.
  • Please tie long hair back.
  • Do not wear lipstick or  excessive makeup on the day of surgery.
  • If you wear dentures, please do not wear adhesive.
  • ACRYLIC NAILS AND NAIL POLISH MUST BE REMOVED FROM SEVERAL FINGERS PRIOR TO PRESENTING FOR YOUR SCHEDULED PROCEDURE. These items interfere with the monitors we use during the anesthesia.
  • If you have an illness such as a cold, sore throat, stomach or upset bowels, please notify the office.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Burne prior to your surgical date for instructions.