Patient Instructions

  1. Please review the entire frenulectomy section of the website so you are confident and informed about your decision.
  2. Please review the “After Frenulectomy” section so you know what to expect.
  3. For one week prior to your proedure, do not take any Aspirin or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs such as Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Advil, Naproxen, or Diclofenac.
  4. Two days prior to your appointment, please call our office to confirm your frenulectomy procedure at 604-717-6200.
  5. Please avoid any alcohol the day before the procedure.
  6. On the day of your surgery, eat before your procedure, a normal breakfast or lunch to avoid becoming lightheaded. Take 2 tablets of extra-strength Tylenol just before leaving your home.
  7. You are asked to come 15 minutes prior to your appointment. You are welcome to drive yourself to the office and back home unless you have a history of easy fainting.
  8. Our staff will usher you into one of our surgical rooms and the one of our doctors will administer the local anesthetic. It is then time for your procedure.