Education brings empowerment, so it’s our goal to make you informed and empowered. These are some of the questions we hear the most. If you have more, call us at 1-844-LESS-DOCS.

How do you differ from your competition?

Our Less Exposure Surgery Philosophy sets us apart from other providers. Our safe, effective outpatient treatments help you recover quickly, avoid expensive hospital stays and return home to your family the same day.

Why aren’t more surgeons performing this type of procedure?

We are continually training more surgeons in the Less Exposure Surgery Philosophy and techniques.


Is Less Exposure Surgery covered by health care insurance?

Yes. Less Exposure Surgery is covered by most insurance companies.


Are there other treatment options besides surgery?

Yes, there are other treatment options such as epidural injections, stretching, eating a balance diet, yoga just to mention a few.

How do I know this Less Exposure Surgery operation is the best option for me?

Each procedure its design to help you reach your maximum functional ability. All of our surgery are less invasive starting from the incision to its recovery time. Allowing you to recuperate faster by preserving your anatomy.


Does my LESS Institute doctor perform this operation regularly?

Yes, he operates regularly and all year long.


Is my doctor board-certified?

Yes, all of our Doctors are board-certified.


How and where will my operation be performed?

All procedures are performed at our carefully selected, state of the art, outpatient surgical centers. Although procedures vary, our doctors specialize in the less exposure techniques which allow patients to go home the same day.


Is the surgical/outpatient facility accredited properly staffed?

Yes it is, all of the facility we used are accredited with the latest medical advances. We specialize in surgical outpatient setting with proper staff that will provide excellent and a safe care in an efficient and compassionate and friendly environment.


What can I expect before the operation?

You will meet and greet with your SERVE member to conduct a patient education class, were you will be able to learn and prepare for your surgical procedure. All pre-and post instruction are provided that day. You also leave with important phone numbers and name of your assign concierge that will be there for you 24/7 to answer any calls during and after the surgery.


Will I need any special preparation – such as tests, lab work, blood thinners, or a change in my routine medications?

Yes, there will be a pre screening test that are required by our center 2to complete 2 weeks prior to your surgery. Such as Lab work, History & physical, EKG, Chest Xrays, Medication List. If you have history of Heart or Lung you will need clearance from your heart and lung Doctor. As for your medication routine, discontinue taking ASPIRIN or NSAID’s(Motrin, or Advil) for minimum of 2 weeks before and after surgery.


Will I need to go on a special diet?

Good nutrition is important before surgery. Eating healthy and avoiding any unnecessary weight loss is optimum. We recommended a weight maintenance diet to have adequate nutrition store before heading to surgery to ensure strength for post-surgery rehabilitation.


When do I have to stop eating and drinking before my procedure?

No eating or drinking anything after midnight. This includes no candy or gum.


What can I expect for my recovery in terms of treatment, medication, diet, and home care?

Take the pain medicine as directed by your doctor. Do not supplement the pain medication with over the counter medications. You need to give your body time to heal after this operation; however, you should not stay completely inactive. You should be out of bed and walking around to promote healing and reduce the risk of secondary medical issues such as blood clots. No sports activity except for walking and in some cases the use of an exercise bike for the first two weeks after surgery. Try to avoid sweating in the area of the incision to reduce risk of infection. (Note: There are no limits on stair climbing or sitting. Use your comfort level as an indicator of the length of time you are able to sit or climb stairs. Generally a person is comfortable sitting about 1 hour before a change in position or activity is needed). It is important to stay mobile after surgery. Sleep either on your belly or side as comfortable or a recliner.


What type of care will I have to provide for myself at home?

Take all your medications provided by your doctor. Do ice compression every 20 min on 20 off every 3 to 4 hours to help with swelling. Do not wet your incision or remove steri strips, keep it covered and dry. Do not lift more than 4 to 5 pounds. Avoid extraneous exercises.


What can I do to help with my recovery?

Take all your medications provided by your doctor. Do ice compression every 20 min on 20 off every 3 to 4 hours to help with swelling. Do not wet your incision or remove steri strips, keep it covered and dry. Do not lift more than 4 to 5 pounds. Avoid extraneous exercises.


When will I be able to return to my regular activities
(work, lifting, driving, and exercise)?

I will recommend to see your Doctor after your post op appointment in 1 week to make sure he evaluates and clears you back to work. Typically all of our patient return to work after 1 week.


How can I contact you if I have more questions?

You can always reach you SERVE member 24/7 via phone or directly call our office at
954-640-6010 and ask for Saily your surgical concierge.