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After Your Procedure

After Your Procedure:

  • You will rest in our recovery area under the care of our specially trained nurses.  You may be sleepy or dizzy after your procedure.  Your anesthesiologist will monitor your condition.
  • You and your family member will be given a written copy of your home care instructions.  Please follow them carefully.
  • You MUST have a responsible adult drive you home or accompany you if you are using another means of transportation.
  • Plan to have someone remain with you through the first night after your procedure.
  • Please do not drive, operate machinery or make important decisions for the first 24 hours after your procedure.
  • You will receive a call from one of our nurses in the days following your procedure to ensure that your recuperation is on track.
  • Contact your physician with questions and concerns.  In an EMERGENCY - call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room if you are unable to reach your physician and feel that your symptoms require immediate care.
St. Anthony's Outpatient Surgery Centers:
St. Anthony's Physician's Surgery Center
705 16th St. N.
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 550-4500   
Carillon Surgery Center
900 Carillon Parkway, Suite 205
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
(727) 561-2710