Procedures

How to prepare for a Botulinum Toxin Injection

10 days before the injection
A urine test and a urine culture are required approximately 10 days before the injection. If the culture shows a presence of bacteria, an antibiotic treatment will be started. You will receive a notice from the secretary and a prescription. In addition, an antibiotic treatment required in advance of a period of a few days will be given the day before the operation.
Before the injection
In addition, before the injection, you will need to learn to empty your bladder by a probe (self-catheterization). This is a precaution, it does not mean that the blockage of your bladder will occur, however this precaution is essential. Treatment may be contraindicated if you are not able to do these self-catheterizations or if you refuse to learn them. When the effect of the toxin disappears, the bladder will resume normal emptying.

Request an Appointment

Dr. Marois is a urologist who is not a member of the Régie d’Assurance Maladie du Québec (RAMQ). As such, the clinic can not claim the RAMQ for the payment of his services. If you consult Dr Marois, you must pay for the services rendered.

Cancellation of appointment:

To ensure the smooth running of the clinic and a minimum of courtesy towards other patients and our staff, we ask you to notify us 48 hours in advance for the cancellation of a consultation, 5 working days in advance for a surgery at the office and 21 working days in advance for a major surgery. If these deadlines are not respected, a cancellation fee of 50% of the service will be charged.

Change of appointment:

We understand that events occur, so we ask you to provide us with at least a 24-hour notice for any change in their appointment; we will be happy to accommodate you, the best we can. However, if you fail to inform us within this timeframe or do not show up, we will charge a $ 100 fee.

Thank you for your understanding.

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