Patients who have their procedures performed at Brookside Surgery Center enjoy the convenience
of a centrally located facility with easily accessible parking and a streamlined registration process. Brookside
offers an inviting and comfortable environment designed for efficiency, comfort, safety, and privacy. Patients
can rest assured that the friendly and knowledgeable healthcare professionals at Brookside will treat them with the
utmost care and respect throughout their procedure, as outcomes and patient satisfaction are the true measures
of our success.
The instructions below are provided to patients as general guidelines. Your physician may
also provide instructions specific to the procedure being performed. Contact the center with
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It is your responsibility to make advance arrangements for a responsible adult to drive you home and remain with you for the first 24 hours after surgery. You may not drive yourself, be left alone, or leave the facility in public transportation unless accompanied by an adult. Failure to meet these guidelines could result in the cancellation of your procedure.
Arrive 1 hour before scheduled time of surgery unless otherwise instructed.
Please bring your insurance card with you.
Do not apply cosmetics such as eye shadow or nail polish.
If you wear contact lenses or glasses, bring a case for their safe keeping. We provide containers for removable dentures and bridgework.
Please shower or bathe prior to your surgery.
Wear casual and comfortable clothing and shoes. Wear something that is easy to change and will allow for bandages following surgery.
You will be provided with a patient gown.
Leave jewelry, including body piercings, and other valuables at home.
Please bring a list of prescription medications you are currently taking.
Please be aware you will be required to sign a consent form for your surgery.
Your family / visitors may wait in our lobby and, upon notifcation, may rejoin you prior to and after surgery.
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