Im 2 weeks away from surgery and the hospital called to set up a Pre Op physical exam. I go to my own doctor yearly but its been about 10 months. Is this necessary? What exactly is performed or checked for? I'm 32 years old so didnt think I was at risk for anything during my procedures. Im having breast lift with implant and thigh lift (medial) Im nervous enough about surgery so this added stress isnt helping
Pre Op Physical Exam Normal?
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Pre-Operative Exam Normal?
You will find that every plastic surgeons and/or hospital/ facility has different protocol. For specific/relevant response to your question you will need to check with your plastic surgeon.
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