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Doctor insights on: How Can I Take Time Off Work To Recover From Cosmetic Surgery

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Cosmetic Surgery (Definition)

Cosmetic surgery is also known as Plastic surgery. 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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How long does it take to heal from cosmetic surgery on the face?

How long does it take to heal from cosmetic surgery on the face?

It varies: To answer this you need to be more specific as to what kind of surgery you are asking about. In general, facial healing is fairly quick. Most bruising will be gone within 7-14 days. Most swelling goes away in a few weeks but will continue to improve for up to a year. Smoking and other health problems can delay healing. ...Read more

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How much time until bioprinting is applied to cosmetic surgery?

How much time until bioprinting is applied to cosmetic surgery?

3D comes 2 cosmetics: 3D printers are already being used for maxillofacial and craniofacial indications for selected reconstructive conditions. See this report from the BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-26534408 ...Read more

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What painkillers are best to take for cosmetic surgery?

What painkillers are best to take for cosmetic surgery?

Pain killers: The best pain killer for the pain is the one that relieves your pain. It can be over the counter medication like Ibuprofen or tylenol, or prescription medication please discuss it with your surgeon for advise. ...Read more

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Is MRSA screening before cosmetic surgery done all the time?

Is MRSA screening before cosmetic surgery done all the time?

No: Unless there is a good reason to check, it's not done. If there is a concern then antibiotics for MRSA can be given at the time of surgery go minimize infection. ...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 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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