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How to Prepare for Surgery

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Going into surgery can be scary, especially if you’ve never undergone surgery before. Whether it’s a small procedure or something more intensive, there are several ways you can prepare to be sure your surgery and recovery go smoothly. 

Find the Right Surgeon

Your surgery doesn’t have to be performed by the doctor you are assigned at your primary care facility. You have the option to research the surgeon they recommend as well as others in the area. Perhaps there is another surgeon with more experience, or who specializes in your procedure. Also be sure the facility you are going to is fully accredited and licensed. 

Research Methods of Surgery

With the current advances in medical technology, surgery is much safer and much less invasive than it was even a decade ago. Many procedures that were once invasive, time consuming, and difficult to recover from can now be done laparoscopically or using surgical