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What kind of tests do plastic surgeons request in texas?

What kind of tests do plastic surgeons request in texas?

Depends: age/history: The preoperative testing is dictated by your medical health and age and sex and surgery. For example at 35, all that is needed may be a pregnancy test as a female. But if you have a history if bleeding or anemia or diabetes, more extensive testing may be requested. If you have a family history of breast carcinoma and want implants, a mammogram may be indicated but not for liposuction. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are there different kinds of plastic surgeons?

Please tell me, are there different kinds of plastic surgeons?

One plastic surgery: Plastic surgery is a broad field of medicine. It is a rigorous training residency after some preliminary surgery training. The field of plastic surgery is technique related and is not isolated to one area of the body. Plastic surgeons are trained in reconstruction of all body areas as well as the cosmetic correction of the body. There is only one board certification in plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the stresses of plastic surgeons?

Results : Getting predictable results with the least amount of complications. Meeting my expectations and my patients expectations. ...Read more

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What colour is that thread plastic surgeons use in non-invasive face lifts?

What colour is that thread plastic surgeons use in non-invasive face lifts?

Neutral: Suspension threads are typically a neutral color so they do not show through thin or pale skin. ...Read more

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Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

Reconstructive plastic surgeons are different from regular plastic surgeons?

No, not at all: Plastic surgery is a broad field which includes cosmetic surgery, craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, burn care, hand surgery and other very specialized areas. Nobody can do them all! some of us concentrate on reconstructive surgery, some on hand surgery, etc. A plastic surgeon is a surgeon certified by the american board of plastic surgery, no matter the area of concentration or specialization. ...Read more

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What are the best and the most affordable plastic surgeons in the medical travel field?

What are the best and the most affordable plastic surgeons in the medical travel field?

Even the best....: Yes it is true that even the "best" plastic surgeons have complications. However, they are usually around to manage and treat them. If you have complications and your surgeon is thousands of miles away, it may be very difficult to get treatment. ...Read more

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What websites will help me get a public opinion on which plastic surgeons are the best?

They vary...: Many have sponsorship programs by which doctors without many good reviews can pay to get their profiles featured highly. Other sites "filter" reviews of those who don't advertise. Just be careful. The actual reviews can be helpful though. :). ...Read more

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For excess rolls of back fat how common is it for plastic surgeons to perform a back lift?

For excess rolls of back fat how common is it for plastic surgeons to perform a back lift?

Back lifts: Can be done to remove rolls of skin but its not the most common procedure in my book. The scarring can be considerable and your clothing may not cover it. Choose your surgeon wisely. ...Read more

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