This procedure will be performed using local anesthesia. There are usually no restrictions after the procedure concerning driving or returning to work. A doctor is available for consultation at all times should a problem arise after your treatment.
Continue all medications for blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid problems, and any other conditions as recommended by your physician. If you have any questions, please call our office prior to your appointment.
Please eat a full breakfast or lunch as applicable. Do not take medication for discomfort, 4-6 hours prior to the first visit. (i.e., ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Advise, etc.) as they may hinder a proper diagnosis.
If you have been advised by your physician or dentist to use antibiotic premedication because of mitral valve prolapse (MVP), heart murmur, hip, knee, cardiac, or other prosthesis, or if you have rheumatic heart disease, please make sure you are on the appropriate antibiotic on the day of your appointment. Please call us prior to your appointment if you have any questions.