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Is The Microcurrent Face Lift A Risky Thing To Do
Any surg has risks: The benefits of the surgery must be evaluated by you and your physician(s). Every surgery has risks. But a qualified surgeon, qualiied anesthesiologist-nurse anesthetist, nursing staff must be in place before you consider an elective surgery. Most of the time, liposuction surgery goes very well and patients are pleased. The contours of our body may be more to your body shape. Please research. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Botox is safe: Botulinum toxin (dysport, botox, etc) is a very predictable and safe procedure when done by an experienced physician. Any procedure carries risks (just like riding in a car) but those risks are quite small. Seek out a qualified facial plastic surgeon. He/she will be able to discuss the risks of Botox injections and answer all your questions. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Peels help skin: Peels come as deep, medium and superficial. The deeper the peel the more discomfort and down time one has. Superficial peels can provide good results if done with frequency. Melange peel is a deep peel for pigment problems or the mini melange is no down time but great for pigment and on ethnic skin. Using daily skin care products to exfoliate the skin and depigment it are just as critical. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Is a neck lift the only way to tighten slightly loose skin on my neck? I'm just starting to get a turkey neck. I'd rather not have surgery. Is a neck lift my only option, or is there some other way to tighten the skin?
Should i try exercise before considering a body lift? Is there any way to get rid of my sagging skin through exercise, or is a body lift necessary?
Sagging Skin: is often a result of weight loss and is one of the things a body lift helps to address. Body lift removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen, hips, outer thighs, and buttocks. Visit http://www.cosmeticsurg.net/procedures/body-lift/ for more info. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does chin liposuction work as well as a face lift to get rid of a double chin? My saggy chin is really my biggest problem. A whole facelift seems like overkill. But i want to be sure that chin liposuction really gives good results.
Depends: You probably mean your neck vs saggy chin! if you are young and the skin can shrink, liposuction may work well. If you if you are in your 40's or older, you may consider a surgical option. But strictly speaking a facelift and a neck liposcution are for two different clinical problems. ...Read moreSee 10 more doctor answers
Several: Avoiding shear or stress forces and wound tension is one of the best methods. Reinforcing the wound with paper tape is one of my favorite techniques but science supports the use of topical silastic sheeting in addition to avoidance of sun exposure with a high spf sunblock as well as avoidance of tobacco use is advised.Topicsl scar massage may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best filler for a first-timer to lip augmentation? I want to get lip augmentation, but it's my first time and i'm nervous. What is the best filler for a beginner to use?
Is chin liposuction safe? I've read that abdominal liposuction can be dangerous. Do i need to reconsider chin liposuction? Or is it such a small area that it's safer?
Both are quite safe: Both areas are quite safely treated with an experienced doctor. Local anesthesia has made liposuction a much safer procedure in general. With the use of laser or vaser to first liquefy the fat, there is less damage to vessels and nerves and hence less risk and less recovery time also. Chin liposuction is a relatively low risk area of treatment when done with local anesthesia and experienced doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What does a plastic surgeon call a mini-lift? Or, is it rare that they perform it at all. What areas of the face does it work on to try to improve?
Pick a good surgeon: Discuss with your surgeon what you want to accomplish with surgery and what your concerns are. If you find a surgeon who is board certified in plastic surgery, has good experience with facelift, and you trust them after meeting them, then your facelift can accomplish the natural results you are looking for. Don't rely on the name of the surgery to pick how you get rejuvenation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to get a radiofrequency treatment after a facelift surgery? Is it going to damage or ruin the surgery?
Not usually: Scariest surgical risk is postoperative bleeding. For anesthesia, usually goes fine, though airway surgery always carries risk of obstruction. Anesthesiologists tend to be more nervous with obese people getting tonsillectomy for sleep apnea than with treating chronic tonsillitis. Vomiting very common, though meds have really improved this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Major surgery: "whipple procedure" is major reworking of the plumbing, generally done to treat tumors of head of pancreas, neighboring ampulla of vater (entryway of panc and bile duct into small bowel). This shold be done by a surgeon who does "a lot" of these, in a place where they do "a lot" of these- often a cancer referral center. Can be a lot of perioperative, postoperative complications, longterm problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benefit >risk: Immunotherapy can be risky in some settings. When done right by a board certified allergist in a controlled setting with a gradual build up risks are rare. Reactions can always occur as you are being injected with something to which you are allergic. That is why all shots are given in a doctors office with a doctor on site and all patients must wait 30 minutes after their injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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