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.
Sedation, or “twilight”, is a safe type of anesthesia. Learn what to expect for your surgery under sedation with Dr. Kaveh.