After receiving your confirmation and ensuring that your insurance has been verified, Posada Surgery Center staff will call you before your date of surgery to review your financial responsibility for the procedure and answer any questions you may have. If you have not received a call by 3:00 p.m. the business day before your surgery or if you have additional questions, please call us at 805-591-3344 during business hours.
Please take care to follow these pre-surgery guidelines, as they prevent delays or cancellations. Failure to follow the guidelines on food and drink, alcohol, or smoking could result in the doctor opting to delay your surgery.
Do not eat food or drink after midnight the night before your surgery.
You may have clear, non-alcoholic liquids before 7:00am, then nothing after that. Clear liquids include water, apple juice without pulp, carbonated beverages, clear tea, and black coffee. Liquids that are not clear include juices with pulp, opaque juices (such as orange juice) and milk.
Do not drink alcohol for at least 12 hours before your arrival.
No smoking after midnight the night before your surgery.
Makeup, Nail Polish, Jewelry (including body jewelry)
Please remove all these items before surgery.
Wear loose, casual, comfortable clothing to fit over dressings.
Please leave valuables at home, including jewelry.