To hasten your recovery, we recommend that you rest comfortably as soon as you get home. Patients typically feel sleepy most of the day. You may begin your regular diet and resume normal activities when you and your physician determine you are ready. The day or so after your procedure, a nurse from the Center will call to find out how you are doing. Dizziness and nausea are normal after receiving anesthetic; therefore you should wait 24 hours after returning home before:

  • Driving or operating equipment
  • Signing important documents
  • Making significant decisions
  • Drinking alcoholic beverages
  • Taking any medication not prescribed or acknowledged by your surgeon