Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat for six (6) hours prior to the appointment. Clear liquids are allowed up to two (2) hours prior to the surgery
  • No smoking at least 12 hours before surgery. Ideally, cut down or stop smoking as soon as possible prior to the day of surgery.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the patient to the office, remain in the office during the procedure and drive the patient home. Additionally, a responsible adult must be available in the patient’s home for the first twelve (12) hours following surgery.
  • The patient should not drive a vehicle or operate any machinery for 24 hours following the anesthesia experience or while taking the prescribed medication.
  • 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.
  • If you take routine oral medications, please check with Dr. Bobier prior to your surgical date for instructions.