Preparing for Surgery Directory
Properly preparing for surgery can help improve your outcome after an operation. Planning ahead can help you ease anxiety, address unanswered questions, and better understand how to make sure your home is ready for when you come home. Preparing for surgery may also help reduce complications and speed healing. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about preparing for surgery, including questions to ask your doctor, how to lineup caregivers and meals, presurgery dos and don'ts, and much more.
Lip Augmentation: Types, Side Effects, Risks
Find out about the latest methods of lip augmentation from WebMD, including what to expect during the procedure, side effects, risks, and costs.
Sizing Up Surgery
A little knowledge about surgical procedures and options can make an operation a little less daunting. WebMD fills you in.
Tests Before Epilepsy Surgery
Preparing for brain surgery to treat epileptic seizures requires several steps of preparation and testing. WebMD tells you what to expect.
Reducing the Risk of Bleeding After Surgery
Reduce your risk of bleeding after surgery with these suggestions from WebMD.
8 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Endoscopic Surgery
What should you expect from endoscopic surgery?
How to Plan for Recovery at Home After Surgery
Learn how to prepare your house so that you can have a smooth recovery from surgery when you return from the hospital.
What to Ask Your Surgeon Before an Operation
Get advice on how to get tips from your surgeon about how to prepare for your operation.
7 Tips to Help Decide if Surgery Is Right for You
Here's what you need to consider if you're trying to figure out if surgery is the right treatment for you.
Preview Your Cosmetic Surgery
Want to see the probable results of your cosmetic surgery before your nip and tuck? Find out how.
Sleep and Successful Cosmetic Surgery
What role does sleep have in a successful cosmetic surgery? Ask Beverly Hills cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Kotler.
Medications to Avoid Before Your Surgery
Avoid these medications before your cosmetic surgery, says cosmetic surgeon Dr. Robert Kotler.
How to Choose a Cosmetic Surgeon
Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Robert Kotler on what to look for when choosing a surgeon for your cosmetic procedure.