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Don’t eat or drink anything after midnight on the day of your surgery. Your surgery will be cancelled if you do. You may be able to take some medicines the morning of your surgery. The pharmacist or nurse will talk with you about this at your pre-admission appointment.

What should I do the day before my operation?​​​​​
  • Do not eat or drink after midnight on the night before your operation.
  • If you smoke, do not do so for 24 hours before your operation.
  • Do not drink alcohol for 24 hours before your operation.
  • Remove all nail polish and body piercings.
  • You must have a shower with soap and water to clean your skin the night before and the morning of your operation to reduce the chance of infection after your operation.
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