What Makes Our Surgery Center Different?
Our professional staff helps run the office and ensure everything goes smoothly. From scheduling to surgery, our staff works hard to give our patients some of the best surgical care in the world.
Our anesthesiologist offers safe and pain-free care while you undergo your procedure here. Our surgical suite is fully staffed with team members that have the expertise and experience to address any concerns.
Coordination With Other Hospitals
Dr. Andreasen has spent years performing plastic surgery at hospitals in and around the Inland Empire. This means he can coordinate with your hospital and primary care physician if you come from this area.
This experience taught Dr. Andreasen how to manage complex procedures. Now, he is combining the quality of hospital operations with the ease and comfort of a private medical clinic.
Advanced Operating Theatres
Our two operating theatres are brand new and state of art. Dr. Andreasen has spared no expense in securing advanced equipment. He designed the operating theatres to his exact specifications to promote the highest levels of patient safety and comfort.
Our facility has two rooms where patients are prepared for surgery, two operating theatres, and four recovery bays.
What Services Do We Provide?
When you come to Dr. Andreasen, you know that you are working with a breast surgery expert. He has spent years perfecting his craft.
Some of the breast procedures Dr. Andreasen performs include:
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does plastic surgery take?
Most elective surgery procedures take between one and four hours to perform. Some operations that combine several procedures may take a bit longer.
How should I prepare for my plastic surgery?
In general, you should avoid smoking and blood-thinning medications starting two weeks before your operation. You should stop drinking alcohol about a week before your procedure.
Depending on the type of operation you have chosen, Dr. Andreasen may ask you not to eat or drink for eight hours before your surgery. This can reduce the risk of complications associated with anesthesia.
What should I wear on the day of my surgery?
When coming in for surgery, comfort is the name of the game. We recommend that you wear comfortable, loose clothing that does not restrict movement. Tops with button closures are ideal for breast surgeries so you don’t need to raise your arms above your head when getting dressed. Try to avoid clothes that have metal snaps or zippers.
Please remove any body piercings and refrain from wearing makeup on the day of your surgery.
Can my family join me for my surgery?
We encourage your family to come to the surgical center with you for your operation. They are welcome to join you while you prepare for your operation and even speak with your surgeon and anesthesiologist before the procedure.
However, for safety, only cleared medical personnel are allowed in the actual operating theater during surgery. Your family will be welcome to rejoin you in one of our recovery bays after your surgery.
Can I drive home after surgery?
In almost all cases, patients cannot drive themselves home after cosmetic surgery. Anesthesia can leave patients groggy and incapable of driving for several hours, and painkillers may be prescribed that make it unsafe for you to drive.
In circumstances where only local anesthesia and no painkillers are used, it may be possible for patients to drive themselves home. However, this is not recommended.
We generally recommend that patients have someone stay with them for 24 hours after surgery to help with meals and any other assistance they need. For the first week of recovery, it’s advised to arrange for someone to be available if driving is necessary, as most patients do not feel comfortable driving for several days after their operation.
Why choose a surgical center over a hospital?
Hospitals are fine places to undergo surgery. Dr. Andreasen performed plastic surgery in hospitals for many years before opening his surgical center.
However, a dedicated center for plastic surgery has some advantages over a general hospital, including:
- No risk of emergency surgeries pushing your procedure back
- Less risk of interaction or contamination with people who are sick
- Staff members who specialize in cosmetic surgery and can respond quickly to related concerns
- Some procedures may cost less because of lower facility fees