Patient Instructions Before and After Surgery

Before your surgery with Dr. Don Cox: If your procedure will be performed under IV sedation or general anesthesia, please do not have anything to eat or drink (not even water) for six hours before you arrive for your scheduled procedure.

You will be asked to sign a consent form on the day of your surgery. For patients 18 and under, a parent or legal guardian must be present to sign the form.

After your surgery with Dr. Don Cox: You will need a responsible person with you upon arrival to drive you home. After your procedure, you will not be able to drive or operate machinery. Most in-office procedures last one hour so please make sure your driver is present when your procedure is finished.

Instructions for Care at Home: You can download a copy of our post-surgery instructions by clicking the button below or you can pick up a printed copy in Dr. Cox's office.

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