Botox is one of the most common approaches to treating wrinkles. Nearly everyone has heard of it, and if you’ve been thinking about doing something about your wrinkles, you’ve probably thought about Botox before. One of the most common concerns related to Botox is the safety, although scientific research has indicated that when injections are performed by an experienced doctor, Botox is quite safe.
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If you’re self-conscious about loose, drooping skin around your midsection, you may have already heard about or read into tummy tuck procedures. Clinically referred to as an abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck procedure involves the removal of loose skin and fat deposits. The procedure also generally includes tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall. Altogether, this produces a thinner, more firm abdomen.
The safety of tummy tuck procedures
“Mommy makeovers” are one of the largest growing trends in the world of cosmetic surgery. In contrast to older generations, more and more women are taking advantage of safe, effective cosmetic surgeries to restore or improve their post-pregnancy bodies.
Safe cosmetic surgery is still a serious health procedure. Once the surgery is performed, there’s no going back.
As such, it is crucial that patients are well informed and can make educated decisions before any procedures. Even once you’ve decided that you want cosmetic surgery, you have to determine what procedure you want, how extensive the procedure should be, who will perform the procedure, and more.
Aging gracefully: Tips and advice for general maintenance
Patients who come into my office might have one or more procedures in mind, but in general, every patient desires to look good for their age and to slow down the aging process. From keeping skin looking smooth and bright to helping their weight-loss goals by minimizing problem areas and contouring the figure, there are many options available. Every plan starts with a healthy lifestyle, filled with a balanced diet and regular exercise.
Filling out the forms at a doctor’s office may not seem glamorous or even important unless you have a serious illness, but when it comes to surgery, it could make all the difference. Plastic surgery is no different than any other surgery – it involves anesthesia, surgical tools and comes with its own set of risks. Educating patients on the dangers might make the difference between a life-threatening complication and a successful surgical outcome.
Here are some common topics to address:
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