Salem Laser and Surgery Center
1330 Commercial Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97302
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SURGERY
The Night Before:
A. Make sure to shower; wash hair and face.
B. Eat and drink as usual. Take all medication unless otherwise instructed by your doctor.
The Day of Surgery:
A. Nothing to eat or drink after midnight prior to procedure. Take all medications unless
otherwise instructed. If you are an insulin-
taking diabetic, take your insulin, test your blood sugar and write the results on a piece of paper
to give to the nurse at the surgery center.
B. Wear loose clothes and SHORT SLEEVES. Slacks are suggested
for ladies. Tennis shoes or similar types of rubber-soled shoes
C. Do not wear make-up, lotions, or cologne. Remove all jewelry and leave it at home. Medical
alert tags and wedding rings are OK.
D. In order to allow sufficient time for the admission procedures
prior to your surgery, PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE SALEM
LASER AND SURGERY CENTER at
Becuase waiting room space is very limited, we ask that
only one person accompany you and that you arrive no earlier than the time indicated above. Thanks!
E. You will not be allowed to drive yourself after you have surgery. Be sure you have someone
to drive you home. If you plan to take a taxi home, you must
have responsible adult (other than the driver) accompany you.
F. Provide a responsible adult to transport him/her home from the facility and remain with
him/her for twenty-four (24) hours, if required by his/her
G. Please bring: current medical
insurance cards, and a photo ID (if this does not show your
current address, you must also bring a utility bill or other
correspondence which shows your current address).
Note: the photo ID is
necessary becuase we are now required to comply with federal indentity-theft prevention
laws. Also bring your glass case if you wear glasses.