WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE DAY OF SURGERY:
- Bathe or shower before coming to the Orlando Surgery Center.
- Remove all make-up, nail polish from all extremities (fingers and toes), jewelry, and body piercings.
- Wear loose fitting, comfortable clothes such as sweat suits, easy to button shirts and blouses. Wear comfortable shoes, no high heels or boots please.
- Leave all jewelry or valuables at home, we will not be responsible for lost or damaged property.
- If you regularly use inhalers or insulin, please bring them with you the day of surgery.
- Arrange to have a responsible adult drive you to and from the center, remain at Orlando Surgery Center during your visit, and be with you for 24 hours post operatively.
UPON ARRIVAL AT ORLANDO SURGERY CENTER
- You will check in at the receptionist desk and have a seat in our lobby until called to be registered.
- Bring your insurance cards and 2 other forms of Identification that include your name and address (for example, Driver’s license, passport, utility bill, etc.)
- Bring a list of all medications (over the counter or prescription), vitamins, dietary supplements, and dosages. Please include any allergies and sensitivities.
- Be prepared to sign a financial consent form stating that you are responsible for charges incurred at Orlando Surgery Center for your surgery/procedure. Orlando Surgery will bill your insurance as a courtesy.
- Any Deductibles, Coinsurance, Copays or other out of pocket expenses are due the day of surgery, unless arrangements have been made prior to surgery. Orlando Surgery Center accepts cash, cashiers’ checks, credit and debit cards. Personal checks are not accepted at Orlando Surgery Center.
SURGERY PREOP AREA:
- One (1) family member or friend may stay with you in the preoperative area prior to surgery.
- A nurse will provide you with a gown for your surgery/procedure. The nurse will check your temperature, blood pressure, pulse and prepare you for surgery.
- An anesthesiologist will visit you to discuss your anesthesia care and answer any question that you many have.
- Your surgeon will speak with you, sign any additional forms if necessary, and answer remaining questions related to your surgery