Can I Take Care of Myself After the Procedure?
The vast majority of our clients are instructed to take a “relaxing pill” prior to arriving to TLC on the day of their procedure. Since patient safety is of utmost importance, we do ask that you have a driver for transportation (to and from the Center) on the day of your procedure. Typically most patients are taking a mild prescription pain pill the day after their procedure, so it is best to anticipate needing a driver for your first post-procedure check-up that following day.
Since you will not be undergoing general/IV anesthesia, you will be able to care for yourself after your procedure. It is always “nice” to have a family member or friend stay with you the day and night of your treatment, but it is certainly not required. As an example, we have had plenty of patients over the age of 70 take care of themselves alone after their procedure. Universally they all do very well.