Archive for March, 2013

Can I Wear Dentures During Surgery?

| March 24, 2013 | 15 Comments

Patients will often ask, “Can I wear my dentures during my surgery and general anesthesia?” Every patient is unique. Removing dentures may feel like a minor inconvenience to some and a real personal, emotional issue for others. Some feel uncomfortable removing them in front of close family members or even their spouses. What General Anesthesia […]

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Can I Wear Contact Lenses During Surgery and Anesthesia?

| March 23, 2013 | 4 Comments

Just the other day I had a patient ask me, “Can I wear my contact lenses during surgery and general anesthesia?” I smiled and What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness None. I got awesome sleep. Other (write in) vote

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Labor Epidural Video: The Best One to Watch

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Are you curious about labor epidurals? Check out the newest video about epidurals! What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness None. I got awesome sleep. Other (write in) vote

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Codeine after Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy Surgery in Kids: New FDA Warning

| March 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

In August 2012, the FDA declared that it was studying the use and safety of Codeine after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy in children due to cases of adverse events and deaths in this patient population. What General Anesthesia Side Effect have you experienced, if any? Nausea/Vomiting Sore Throat Decreased Mental Function Itchiness None. I got awesome […]

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