Sinus surgery is used to open blocked sinuses, drain the
sinus passages and allow the infection to gradually resolve. There
are new techniques available for sinus surgery, which cause less
swelling, bruising, bleeding, and pain than before. Please review
the following carefully to ensure that you do your part towards a
recovery that is as uncomplicated as possible.
DON'T EAT OR DRINK AFTER MIDNIGHT
THE NIGHT BEFORE
aspirin Ibuprofen, or any other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory
drugs. Please check with your doctor to find out how much time needs
to pass between the surgery and the last time you had an aspirin or
any other anti-inflammatory medication.
The morning of your surgery PLEASE
make sure you take
all scheduled medication including - high blood pressure or
heart medication. HOWEVER only have a
of water. DO
NOT drink a lot of water. Your stomach is to be empty for the
DO - Discuss with your
primary care doctor what to do about insulin or other diabetes
Again if you
have any questions, please speak with your Doctor.
© 2007 Stefan Kieserman, M.D.
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