Pre-Operative Instructions

INFORMATION BEFORE THE ADMISSION TO THE CLINIC

This text will be taken into account only after your surgeon has explained you in detail the following:

  • All the necessary details of the procedure which is going to undergo
  • The anesthesia method
  • The expected results
  • The possible complications and
  • The recovery time.

In preparation for surgery and depending on the surgery, you will need to do a series of laboratory tests, including:

  • General blood tests
  • Urinalysis
  • Chest X-ray
  • Cardiogram
  • Other medical examinations that have been asked

 

THE DAY BEFORE THE SURGERY

  • You must eat slightly and very early. It is not allowed the intake of food or liquids - even water - 8 hours before surgery, unless you have taken different instructions by your surgeon.
  • If the surgery is going to be performed on your face and mouth, use an antiseptic solution such as PLAK-OUT three times daily after brushing teeth, until the morning of surgery.
  • Wash the area to be operated with liquid soap Betadine Scrub and leave it on for about 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing.

 

DO NOT FORGET

  • If you need blood for the surgery, something that will have been discussed in a previous appointment with your surgeon, please confirm that the necessary amount has been given in time.
  • Smoking and alcohol should be stopped one month before surgery.
  • Aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs are not allowed without approval from your surgeon for one week before surgery.
  • It is allowed the intake of Depon or Ponstan.

 

REPORT TO YOUR DOCTOR

  • Any drug or pharmaceutical preparation that you have taken the week before the surgery.
  • The intake of aspirin or other painkillers.
  • Any kind of sickness or cold.

 

AFTER YOUR ADMISSION TO THE CLINIC "MITERA"

  • The admission to the clinic ‘MITERA’ is done at the level "0" at the RECEIVING OFFICE.
  • Do not forget to bring with you all the necessary documents.
  • Following the necessary procedures, you go to your room.
  • Your face must be completely clean, without any makeup and the nails without polish.
  • Avoid having valuable items with you, such as watches or jewelleries.

 

BEFORE THE LEAVING FROM THE CLINIC

During your leaving from the clinic you should always be accompanied by a friend or a family member. You will not be allowed to leave the hospital alone, however small the surgery is.