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​​​​​​Day Before Your Operation

This procedure is most commonly performed utilizing local anesthetic in a clinic setting. There are no set recommendations or restrictions the day before your procedure.

However, some patients may be offered to receive this procedure by their surgeon if they require further surgical revisions under general anesthesia. Talk to your surgeon about this. If your areola reconstruction is performed under general anesthesia, please see below for the instructions on how to prepare for your surgery.​​

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St​op​ eating food by midnight on the night before your operation. Your stomach needs to be empty.​

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What should I do the day before my operation?
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  1. STOP eating food by midnight on the night before your operation.
  2. You may drink clear fluids up to 5 hours before your operation:
    • Apple juice
    • Beef or chicken broth (no noodles or vegetables)
    • Orange juice (without pulp)
    • Grape juice
    • Jell-O or popsicles
    • Cranberry juice
    • Pop (such as ginger ale, 7-Up, Coke)
    • ​Lemonade​​
    • Water
    • Coffee or Tea (no milk)