A 54-year-old member asked:
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Plastic surgeon caused a wound on my nose while he was doing nose job, is it considered medical malpractice?

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Dr. Daniel Careaga
17 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No: At times the skin is very adherent to the underlying structures and it is not uncommon for a small tear to form in the skin in the course of a rhinoplasty. These usually heal very well without any residual scarring.
Answered on Jan 29, 2017
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