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Food & Drink Instructions

It is imperative that you follow specific pre-operative food and fluid instructions. Failure to follow these guidelines could result in the cancellation of your surgery.

• Adults may have absolutely no solid food 6 hours prior to surgery. If your procedure is after noon, a surgery nurse will provide specific instructions.
• You may have clear liquids up to 4 hours before surgery, but no other liquids.
• No chewing gum/tobacco 4 hours before surgery.

Surgery Patient Guidelines: (click links below)
What To Expect
Before Your Surgery
Day of Surgery
After Surgery
Pediatric Patients

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