Anesthesia is the (mysterious) branch of medicine that keeps you safe and comfortable during surgery. Even though anesthesia is safe, nearly 90% of patients are afraid of anesthesia, and 25% of patients will postpone surgery because they’re afraid. Learning about your anesthesia helps you prepare safely for surgery. Here’s what you need to know about general anesthesia before your surgery.
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Sedation, or “twilight”, is a safe type of anesthesia. Learn what to expect for your surgery under sedation with Dr. Kaveh.
How does anesthesia work? You need to know about your anesthesia so you can prepare. The better you prepare, the less painful your recovery!
When can you drink alcohol after surgery? Alcohol can be very dangerous after surgery, so you must be careful! Learn more from Dr. Kaveh.
Patients often overlook the impact of surgery on the brain. Without proper preparation, surgery can cause significant anxiety and depression.
Alcohol before surgery can hurt your safety and recovery. Learn the risks of alcohol before surgery, and how you can be safe, from Dr. Kaveh
Smoking around surgery time has serious effects on your heart and lungs that can cause complications during, and after, surgery.
A nerve block can help your safety and comfort around surgery. Learn what a nerve block is, and how it can help you, from Dr. Kaveh.
Memory loss after surgery can be a serious complication. Learn from Dr. Kaveh how you can reduce your risk after surgery and anesthesia.