Before Your Surgery
Attend one of our free informational seminars to help you understand what to expect from this life-changing process. Talk to your family and get their support for your decision. After getting your physician’s approval.
The Day of Your Surgery
Drink only clear fluids for 12-24 hours prior to your surgery. The morning of your surgery, take only the medications your physician has directed you to, with a small sip of water.
Here is more detailed information to help guide you through your procedure.
After Your Surgery
Follow the diet and exercise plan prescribed by your physician. As an added resource, we invite you to attend our support group meetings at Saint Mary’s.