Before Intravenous Anesthesia Sedation

  • You may not have anything to eat or drink (including water) for six (6) hours prior to the appointment.
  • No smoking at least eight (8) hours prior to appointment.
  • An adult who drives must accompany the patient to and from the office. Please be able to remain in the office during the procedure.
  • No driving or operating machinery 24 hours following a sedation procedure.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and loose fitting clothing (with sleeves which can be rolled up past the elbow).
  • Remove contact lenses, jewelry, and dentures at the time of surgery.
  • Remove lipstick, excessive makeup, or nail polish on the day of surgery.
  • Notify the office if you have an illness, even a mild cold.
  • Inform Dr. Hyland prior to your surgery date of routine oral medications.