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Do rich people or powerful people have more or less cosmetic surgery?

Do rich people or powerful people have more or less cosmetic surgery?

Difficult question: Since cosmetic surgery is not covered by insurance if you have more disposible income than it would seem you could get more surgery. However, the average income of cosmetic surgery patients is less then $ 100, 000. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Cosmetic Surgery (Definition)

Cosmetic surgery is a procedure in which a person is operated on by a plastic surgeon to make some parts of the body more to the person's liking. Cosmetic surgery can be on any part of the body, such as the face. Examples include rhinoplasty, chin ...Read more


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Has hypnosis helped anyone live comfortably with bdd. I am considering it instead of more cosmetic surgery?

May be worth a try: Body dysmorphic disorder or bdd is a psychological condition characterized by obsessive dissatisfaction with appearance. Cosmetic surgery is not usually helpful in the way it is in people with realistic expectations. Therapy is a better option. ...Read more

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Should i wait until i'm done having kids to have a body lift? I'm interested in getting this cosmetic surgery but i want more kids in the future. Could I have the procedure done now and have permanent results?

Should i wait until i'm done having kids to have a body lift? I'm interested in getting this cosmetic surgery but i want more kids in the future. Could I have the procedure done now and have permanent results?

Wait.: Generally speaking, best to have completed pregnancies and achieved a long-term stable weight prior to undergoing body contouring procedures. Timing the body contouring surgery in this manner, will help decrease the risks associated with the procedures, help improve the aesthetic results of the procedure and help minimize the chances that additional surgery will be necessary in the future. ...Read more

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Can I have a cheek lift performed on the same day as another cosmetic surgery procedure? Like it or not, i'm aging in more places than just my cheeks. I would like to know if it is safe to have a cheek lift on the same day as another surgery. If i could g

Can I have a cheek lift performed on the same day as another cosmetic surgery procedure? Like it or not, i'm aging in more places than just my cheeks. I would like to know if it is safe to have a cheek lift on the same day as another surgery. If i could g

Depends...: Combination surgical procedures are done on a routine basis. However, it is best to evaluate each patient on an individualized basis. During this consultation process, after a complete history and physical, the safety of combining these surgical procedures becomes of paramount importance. Plastic surgeon, anesthesia provider, duration of surgery, surgery facility all important considerations. ...Read more

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Can you give me more info on any experience with cosmetic surgery to remove the drooping of the pads underneath the eyes?

Can you give me more info on any experience with cosmetic surgery to remove the drooping of the pads underneath the eyes?

Lower Eyelid Surgery: Lower eyelid rejuvenation surgery, or lower blepharoplasty, is an excellent procedure with potential for dramatic results. Lower eyelid bags are caused by thinning skin and loosening of the natural fat pads surrounding the eye. Blepharoplasty removes the herniated fat pads and tightens the overlying skin to create a smoother, younger look. Ask your plastic surgeon if you're a good candidate. ...Read more

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Can genioplasty and another cosmetic procedure be performed at the same time? I am interested in not only having genioplasty performed, but also having cosmetic surgery on my nose. I am unhappy with how my chin looks and want it appear more prominent, tho

Can genioplasty and another cosmetic procedure be performed at the same time? I am interested in not only having genioplasty performed, but also having cosmetic surgery on my nose. I am unhappy with how my chin looks and want it appear more prominent, tho

Commonly Done.: These procedures are commonly performed together. The nose and chin ( as well as other facial features) should be in “harmony”. See a well experienced board certified plastic or facial plastic surgeon for precise advice. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is cosmetic surgery safe?

Is cosmetic surgery safe?

Safe: The risks of cosmetic plastic surgery are the same as any other surgery: infection, hematoma, wound breakdown, hypertrophic/unacceptable scarring, bleeding, as well as the potential cosmetic problems such as overcorrection, undercorrection, contour irregularity, inability to achieve a specific cosmetic result, etc. ...Read more

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Is cosmetic surgery painful?

Yes: All surgery is painful after the procedure. Some surgeries more than others. Don't believe any physician who claims the procedure is painless. If they do, search for a different doctor who is honest with you about what to expect. ...Read more

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Why do people do cosmetic surgery?

Many Reasons.: There are many physical, psychological, and even occupational reasons patients seek to have cosmetic surgery. Ethical plastic surgeons will make a point of ascertaining patient's motivations. Patients who are self-motivated ( and doing the operations for themselves) are generally satisfied with the outcome of the procedures performed. Cosmetic surgery does not necessarily improve relationships... ...Read more

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Do people die during cosmetic surgery?

Do people die during cosmetic surgery?

Very rarely : Find a qualified board certified plastic surgeon, have your surgery in an accredited facility with board certified anesthesiologists, and minimize your risks. Cosmetic surgery done in an appropriate setting with qualified surgeons and anesthesiologists, and done well has an extremely low mortality rate. ...Read more

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