Returning Home From Surgery



Even though you may feel fine, have someone plan to stay at home with you through the night. Do not make any important decisions, consume alcoholic beverages, take medications not prescribed by your surgeon, drive or operate machinery during the 24- hour period following your surgery

Plan to take it easy for a few days, as the majority of patients do not feel up to their typical activities right away, usually due to general tiredness or surgical discomfort.

Call your surgeon if you have questions about what you can and cannot do, when you can return to work and your regular activities