Recommendations for Preoperative Care:

  1. Patient must wash torso for 3 consecutive days prior to surgery with Hibiclens 4% solution.
  2. Patient will take a q-tip to apply Bactroban in circular motion to bilateral nares twice a day for 5 consecutive days prior to surgery. Please use a new q-tip for each nares each time.

Both these medications will be prescribed for you by your provider.