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Cosmetic Procedure Clearance

Oasis Healthcare Service, Inc. -  - Primary Care Center

Oasis Healthcare Service, Inc.

Primary Care Center located in Covington, GA & Stone Mountain, GA

If you have a cosmetic procedure scheduled, you may first need cosmetic procedure clearance. At Oasis Healthcare Service, Inc., in Covington and Stone Mountain, Georgia, Troy Taylor, AGPCNP-C, and his team offer this service to clear you for surgery and ensure your safety. Call the nearest office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

Cosmetic Procedure Clearance Q & A

What is cosmetic procedure clearance?

Cosmetic procedure clearance is a medical evaluation needed before you undergo certain types of surgeries. Doing so ensures your safety by detecting or ruling out medical problems that can make surgery risky for your health. It’s not only required for many surgeries; it helps give you peace of mind.

Do I need cosmetic procedure clearance?

Your surgeon lets you know if you require cosmetic procedure clearance. You often require this evaluation if you need a procedure requiring anesthesia, particularly general anesthesia. Minor procedures, such as cosmetic injections, may not require cosmetic procedure clearance.

What happens during cosmetic procedure clearance visits?

During cosmetic procedure clearance appointments at Oasis Healthcare Service, Inc., friendly staff members welcome you and complete the following:

Vital signs check

During a vital signs check, your specialist evaluates your weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and other vital signs to assess your general health.

Medical history review

Your provider reviews your medical history. They ask about family and personal history of disease, medications you take, and symptoms you have.

Physical exam

Your Oasis Healthcare Service provider completes a physical exam by evaluating your eyes, throat, breathing, heartbeat, reflexes, abdomen, and more to assess your health and wellness. 

Diagnostic testing

During the diagnostic testing portion of cosmetic procedure clearance appointments, your provider may complete an electrocardiogram (EKG) to test your heart’s function, urine tests, nasal or throat swabs, blood tests, X-rays, or other imaging procedures to complete an in-depth analysis of possible medical problems.

What happens after my appointment?

After completing an evaluation and receiving results from your diagnostic tests, your provider reviews them with you. They can clear you for the cosmetic medical procedure if you’re in good health and the risk of experiencing a problem during your surgery is low.

If you have a medical problem requiring treatment, your provider might recommend you first make lifestyle changes, take medications, undergo further diagnostic testing, or see a specialist before you undergo surgery. 

The next time you need cosmetic procedure clearance, schedule an appointment with Oasis Healthcare Service, Inc. Call the office or book an appointment online today.