The idea of needing to have surgery can be overwhelming. For most patients, the idea of general anesthesia or even sedation can be scary. Also, the idea of going to a hospital can be daunting and concerning. Depending on the surgical procedure you might be need it may be unavoidable. However, there are numerous surgical procedures that can be done safely, and effectively under local anesthesia. This alleviates a lot of anxiety and eliminates the chance for general anesthesia related discomfort and complications. This will also allow our patients to come to the office to undergo to the procedure and be home in a much shorter amount of time and have overall a much more relaxing experience. We will always offer you the possibility of performing your procedure in the office under local anesthesia if it is medically appropriate for your comfort.