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Dangers Of Face Lifts
Many but not common: There are many risks which sound intimindating but fortunately these are not common and include the possibility of infection, bleeding, wound breakdown, pain, numbness, tingling, partial or complete, temporary or permanent sensory and/or motor nerve injury, loss of hair in scar line, over correction, under correction, asymmetry, need for subsequent secondary revisionary procedures, and more... ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Lower facelift: Is a standard facelift, correcting everything from the cheeks on down. Upper facelift is a term sometimes used instead of browlift or forehead lift. Mid-face lift is a specialized correction of the triangular area between the nasolabial crease, eyelid and outer cheek only. ...Read moreSee 11 more doctor answers
I don't believe: there are any "side effects or drawbacks" from the use of this "essential" oil on your face and neck HOWEVER I cannot find any scientifically based studies on the BENEFITS of such treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Same as a face lift: You may get other opinions, but in my mind there is really no such thing as an isolated neck lift. A facelift will rejuvenate the face from the lower eyelids to the base of the neck, and often the most beneficial effects are seen in the neck and along the jawline. Excess skin must be removed in an inconspicuous area, and this is why the incisions are around the ears, no matter what is "lifted.". ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
Risks of Surgery: Tummy tuck risks1st answer part 1: there are risks to crossing the street or flying in an airplane and, of course, there are risks to any surgical procedure. These risks can occur regardless of surgeon or technique. These include but are not limited to: infection, hematoma/seroma, discomfort, wound breakdown, hypertrophic scar formation, asymmetry, unfavorable healing, palpable sutures, continued. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Chin Aug Benefits: Chin augmentation most often is used to restore balance to the face due to a weak chin (underprojecting in profile). Chin implants can also create a wider, stronger chin. They can also be used to lengthen the face slightly. https://pacificcenterplasticsurgery.com/procedures/face/chin-augmentation/. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Only partially true: Fat injections have both advantages and disadvantages. The fat needs to be prepared properly or it will be resorbed quickly. The process must be done with excellent sterile technique to prevent infection. Results can be difficult to evaluate in the short term due to swelling and eventual loss of some fat. Fat is a natural product and very safe to use and has the potential to last a long time. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many.: Some of the many risk/potential complications associated with tummy tuck surgery include: infection, bleeding, abnormal scarring, wound healing problems, asymmetry, tissue necrosis, intra-abdominal injury, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and even death. Careful selection of plastic surgeon, anesthesia provider, and surgical facility all very important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is removing of sun spots on face using laser a safe procedure? Are there any long terms side effects?
Qualified doctor: It is safe and effective int he properly trained hands. I see you are in saudi arabia with lots of sun exposure and possibly a darker skin tone thus you must be careful or else you can get a burn , scar, a darkening of the skin ore worse lightening. Do not do anything until out of sun 2 weeks or more ...Read more
What are the long term pros and cons of laser skin resurfacing? Im thinking of getting rid of my acne scars.
Laser generally safe: Laser skin resurfacing can improve, but generally not eliminate, acne scars. Shallow scars respond more favorably than deeper, ice pick scars. Complications with laser resurfacing include pigmentary changes of the skin either darkening or lightening that maybe temporary or permanent. Scarring, skin infections, lines of demarcation can occur. Seek a provider with experience in laser resurfacing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many.: There are many risks associated with tummy tuck surgery. These include the risk of infection, bleeding, fluid accumulation, intra-abdominal injury, abdominal wall or umbilical tissue necrosis, wound healing problems, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and even death. During the consultation process, you will likely hear/read about additional risk/potential complications. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the best available technologies for non-invasive plastic surgery on the face? Reducing jowls, turkey neck, sagging eyelids?
Best non-surgical is: Fractional laser resurfacing. I recommend totalfx ultrapulse fractional co2 resurfacing. This modality has the benefit of addressing deep winkles, long-term collagen stimulation/ remodeling as well as improving skin tone, texture, tightening the skin and evening out pigmentation from sun damage. Can treat face, neck, eyelids, chest, hands. Botox & fillers can be used to augment results if needed. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Chemical peels: Among the more serious and undesirable chemical peel side effects are changes in shin color. It is possible, although rare when you're treated by a qualified physician, to develop hyperpigmentation or hypopigmentation after a chemical peel. Hyperpigmentation is increased color of the skin. ...Read more
Several: The benefits are many if done correctly by a well-trained and experienced plastic surgeon. You should have a more youthful appearance and "feel" to the breasts, look better both in and out of clothes, and feel more confident. The cost to you will vary depending on where you live and how skilled the plastic surgeon is. Please don't shop price, shop results, skill, talent and experience. Be well. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers