Before your operation
This deals with your consultation, confirming the diagnosis of a hernia, (tests if neccessary), and making a treatment plan. You will want to know details of the type of operation, and benefits to you as well as potential risks
The likely cost of the procedure – although in many cases it will be a pre-determined fixed price , or you will have medical insurance.
Finally – how to book your date.
On the day of surgery
How to prepare for it and what happens on the day. From arrival to leaving the hospital
After your operation
What you can expect, and what to do if you have any concerns. Your recovery, and getting back to normal activities