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Preparing for Orthopedic Surgery: 5 Crucial Steps to Take for a Successful Procedure

While every surgery requires preparation, preparing for orthopedic surgery is in a league of its own. With limited mobility and prolonged recovery periods, the thought of going under for orthopedic surgery can be daunting—especially for those who are typically very active and independent. Fortunately, there are some helpful steps you can take in advance to […]

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What Is Immunonutrition?

At ClearFast, we’re all about empowering patients with the information they need to have better surgery experiences and stronger recoveries. Part of that empowerment process often means breaking down medical jargon and industry buzzwords in a way patients can understand and act upon. Today, then, we’re talking about the latest medical buzzword: immunonutrition. Read on […]

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4 Outpatient Procedures You Should Prep for with ClearFast Preop

It can be easy to write-off outpatient procedures as “no big deal”—but the truth is any procedure, no matter how minor it may seem, puts major stress on your body. Whether you’re going in for wisdom-teeth removal or a meniscus repair, preparing for outpatient procedures with proper presurgery nutrition makes all of the difference in […]

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Introducing CF Protein: An All-New Plant Protein Drink Designed to Take Your Surgery Nutrition Plan to the Next Level

If you’ve spent any time browsing the ClearFast website or scrolling through our social media channels, you probably know we’re all about arming patients with the knowledge and resources they need to take control of their procedure. Today, then, we’re so excited to announce one other tool in our arsenal: all-new CF Protein! A plant […]

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Happier Patients & Better Surgery Recovery: 3 Reasons ERAS® is Being Implemented Around the World

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, or ERAS® as it’s known in the medical field (pronounced ee-raz), is a program that follows 17 key elements which work together to make for safer surgeries and better surgery recovery for patients. (Psst..if you didn’t catch our breakdown on what ERAS is all about, you can find that here.) The […]

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3 Ways to Get Back to Your Life After Surgery

We’ll let you in on a secret: what happens after your surgery has everything to do with what happens before your surgery. When it comes to improving surgery recovery, it’s all about taking proactive, proven steps before you go under under the knife to ensure you recover as fast and strong as possible. Today, then, […]

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Starvation Before Surgery: How Fasting-From-Midnight Can Slow Your Recovery

At ClearFast, we’re all about empowering patients with the knowledge they need to have the best surgery experience possible—and, if you’ve been following along on our blog, you probably know that a big part of a successful surgery experience lies in avoiding starvation before surgery. Today, then, we’re diving into what happens to the body […]

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What is Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS)…and Why Should I Pay Attention To It?

If you’re getting ready to go under the knife, you may have heard the term Enhanced Recovery After Surgery—but you’re likely wondering What is enhanced recovery after surgery and why in the world should I pay attention to it? Not to worry, friends—today, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about this effective medical […]

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The Upside of Going Under in December: 5 Major Benefits of Scheduling Surgery During the Holidays

If your holiday season holds a surgery, we wouldn’t blame for you for being a little down about it. But—while you might need to cut back on the eggnog and probably won’t be able to join in on that sled race—it actually turns out there are some benefits of scheduling your surgery during the holidays. […]

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Answering Your Questions about our Pre Surgery Carbohydrate Drink: The Top 5 ClearFast FAQs

At ClearFast, we get to be on the forefront of an exciting shift in the way the medical industry prepares patients for surgery. With physicians and luminary hospitals across the U.S. now replacing old-school fasting-from-midnight with the consumption of a pre surgery carbohydrate drink instead, we hear from patients all of the time who have […]