Procedure Instructions

Scheduling the appointment for the Ultrasound

  • It is best to schedule your appointment for the Ultrasound at the time of day when you could be experiencing the most pain  
  • A follow-up Ultrasound should be scheduled to take place between 3-5 days after the ablation (“laser”)

 

On the day of your procedure

Food and Water

  • Eat normal meals (do not skip meals)
  • Drink plenty of fluids (at least 8 oz every two hours after waking, before the procedure) 

Exercise

  • Exercise normally before the procedure
  • At a minimum, walk for 10 minutes one hour prior to the procedure

Medication

  • Taking your usual medications

Compression Stockings

  • DO NOT WEAR COMPRESSION STOCKINGS on the day of the procedure.
  • Bring compression stockings to wear after your procedure

Dress

  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing
  • Undergarments may get stained with preps on the entire leg

Moisturizer

  • Do not apply any type of moisturizer to your leg on the day of the procedure

Transportation

  • If you are taking prescription sedatives or narcotics prior to the procedure, please arrange for someone to drive you to and from the office

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Our Office

Office Hours

Monday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 7:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 7:00am - 4:30pm
Friday: 7:00am - 12:00nn
Sat and Sun: Closed

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