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Is the microcurrent face lift a risky thing to do?

Is the microcurrent face lift a risky thing to do?

Yes: I think it is a relatively safe procedure.The main risk is to your pocketbook as there is virtually no serious scientific evidence that supports the efficacy of this procedure. Caveat emptor. ...Read more

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Dr. Otto Placik
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Facelift (Definition)

A facelift is a procedure that lifts and repositions the lower facial skin and soft tissue. This rejuvenates the jawline and neckline, in many cases, resulting in ...Read more


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Is the liposuction a risky thing to do?

Is the liposuction 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 more

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Is the botox injections a risky thing to do?

Is the botox injections a risky thing to do?

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 more

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How common is it for someone to need a microcurrent face lift?

How common is it for someone to need  a microcurrent face lift?

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 more

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Is the laser skin resurfacing a risky thing to do?

Is the laser skin resurfacing a risky thing to do?

LASER SKISUFACING: Not at all it is a safe procedure with the second and third generation lasers and it does not require anesthesia, there is minimal redness and pain, but it should be done by a person who is trained how to use lasers. ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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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 more

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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. .

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.

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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 more

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Is the mastectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the mastectomy a risky thing to do?

Yes: Every surgical procedure comes with inherent risks. A patient and a physician must weigh the risks and benefits. Please talk with your physician about the and benefits specific to your case. ...Read more

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What is the best way to reduce scars after a body lift?

What is the best way to reduce scars after a body lift?

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 more

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Is the adenoidectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the adenoidectomy a risky thing to do?

No: Surgery is always risky.In expert hands adenoidectomy is relatively simple outpatient surgery. ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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I : I would probably go with restylen since if you don't like it it will go away sooner rather than later.If you like it then you can have a longer lasting one done next.www.beautybybrueck.com. ...Read more

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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? .

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?

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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 more

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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?

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 more

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Is it safe to get a radiofrequency treatment after a facelift surgery? Is it going to damage or ruin the surgery?

Is it safe to get a radiofrequency treatment after a facelift surgery?  Is it going to damage or ruin the surgery?

Radiofrequency: You should be able to get radiofrequency treatments after a facelift. Make sure you wait 3 months to let the acute inflammation and post-operative recovery subside. ...Read more

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Is the tonsilectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the tonsilectomy a risky thing to do?

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 more

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Is the pancreaticoduodenectomy a risky thing to do?

Is the pancreaticoduodenectomy a risky thing to do?

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 more

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Is the immunotherapy a risky thing to do?

Is the immunotherapy a risky thing to do?

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 more

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