IV Sedation and General Anesthesia Patients: 

  • Do NOT eat or drink anything within 12 hours of your surgery.

    • A small sip of water is permitted in order to take regularly scheduled or pre-operative valium medications.

    • Diabetic patients should call us again to discuss your specific fasting and insulin plan for your procedure.

  • Do NOT skip any medications unless instructed to do so by your physician or surgeon.

  • Wear loose comfortable clothing but please avoid wearing long sleeved items.

  • You must bring an adult over 18 years with you; they will be responsible for getting you home and receiving after-care instructions.

  • Female patients must have a negative result on a pregnancy test

    • Take a home pregnancy test the night before your surgery and take a phone-photo of the negative result AND the instructions/reference that indicate a negative result.

  • Please inform your doctor of any recent cough/cold/illness.

  • Please inform your doctor of any recent changes in your health.

 


Nitrous Oxide "Laughing Gas"  &  Local Anesthesia Patients:

  • You are permitted to have a light breakfast.

  • Wear comfortable clothing

  • You may drive yourself home and do not need someone to accompany you to your visit.

  • Do not skip any medications unless instructed to do so by your physician or surgeon.


Patients with or with a history of:

  • Heart Valve Replacements

  • Total Prosthetic Joint Replacements

  • Cyanotic Heart Defects (LISTED HERE)

  • Endocarditis or Rheumatic Fever

  • Taking Bisphosphonates (LISTED HERE)

  • On Immunosuppressants

  • Recent or current chemotherapy

  • Receiving bone grafts or implants

  • You may be required to take pre-operative antibiotics or other medications prior to your procedure.

  • Please confirm with our office and your medical doctor.


  • Do NOT stop any medications on your own unless allowed/instructed by your physician or surgeon.

Patients on Blood Thinners or Aspirin:

 

Phone: 973.746.3466          Fax: 973.783.4157           email: omaofmontclair@gmail.com

Address: 54 Plymouth Street     Montclair, NJ        07042