Mohs Surgery: Important Reminders

Important Reminders

  • DO advise us as soon as possible if you must cancel or change your appointment.
  • DO plan to take at least 2 days and up to 1 week off following your surgery.
  • DO get a good nights sleep prior to surgery.
  • DO take your usual medications on schedule unless instructed otherwise.
  • DO eat a big breakfast.
  • DO dress comfortably.
  • DO ask any questions you might have.
  • DO let our staff know if you take blood-thinning medications or antibiotics before dental work. If you are taking aspirin or aspirin-containing products under the direction of a physician, please ask for his or her permission to stop it for 10 days prior to this surgery.
  • DO have someone drive you.
  • DO NOT take aspirin or any aspirin-containing products for ten days prior to the surgery unless directed by your physician to do so. See above. Please read the label on all over-the-counter medicines.
  • DO NOT consume alcohol 24 hours prior to, or 48 hours after surgery.

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