• Expect to be at our facility for 1-2 hours. We strive to remain on schedule, but some procedures do end up taking longer than others. We appreciate your patience.
  • Bathe/shower within 24 hours of your procedure to assist with infection control.

Health Check Questions
Please read through these questions before the day of your procedure:

  • Have you been sick or taken medication for an active infection recently? If yes, contact us before your appointment.
  • Are you diabetic? If yes, check your blood sugar before your appointment and contact us if it’s over 200.
  • Do you take blood thinning medications? Click here for a list of blood thinning medications. Follow instructions provided by our office. Call us with any questions.
  • You may take all other regular medications as prescribed.

Conscious sedation ordered for your procedure?

  • NO: You can drive yourself and have a light diet with no fasting required.
  • YES: You will be given conscious sedation. You will not be given general anesthetic. You will be awake and able to communicate during the procedure.
    • You must have a driver that will be responsible for you and must be present at your time of discharge for pick-up. If you require a taxi, please notify staff prior to your appointment.
    • Fast for 6 hours before the procedure. Clear liquids are allowed up to 2 hours prior. Clear liquids include water, plain black coffee, tea, apple or cranberry juice.
  • UNSURE: Contact us for clarification prior to your appointment.

Contact us:
If you have questions or concerns, please call our office directly at 507-625-7246 from 7:30am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday.