Our specialized team will give you specific post-op instructions for your particular procedure, however here are some things that you should expect following any surgical intervention:

After Surgery

First 24 hours

Rest for the remainder of the day. You may feel sleepy and could experience dizziness or nausea as a normal reaction to anesthetic. Have someone stay with you during the first 24 hours for assistance.


Specific recovery instructions will be reviewed with you and your friend or family members before returning home and will include information on diet, physical restrictions, and medication.


During initial recovery it’s important to avoid:

  • driving
  • operating machinery or power tools
  • cooking
  • drinking alcohol
  • taking medications not prescribed by your physician
  • signing important documents
  • making legal decisions