Is facial plastic surgery with dermatology or plastic surgery?

Specialty: not ABMS. While this is a sub specialty of the board of otolaryngology, it is not a recognized specialty board as defined by the ABMS. PLEASE SEE LINK BELOW: http://www.abms.org/member-boards/specialty-subspecialty-certificates/ This lists the 24 recognized specialty boards including the AMERICAN BOARD OF PLASTIC SURGERY.
Different. 3 different specialties. What are your goals. The experts of the face are FACIAL plastic surgeons.
Neither. A facial plastic surgeon is a board certified specialist. It is a six year surgical specialty training that specializes in cosmetic & reconstructive treatment/ procedures for the head/neck & Face only. Like rhinoplasty, facelifts, blepharoplasty, et. We overlap with dermatology, but facial plastic surgeons are more surgically oriented. Plastic surgeons specialize in whole body & face treatments. .
Neither. Facial plastic surgeons are typically ENT (otolaryngologists) who may, or may not have completed special training in facial plastic surgery. Many are quite talented, however make sure they have completed an approved residency first. Facial plastic surgeons are not plastic surgeons.
Facial plastic surg. usually refers to face and neck lifts and should be done by trained surgeon which means a plastic surgeon who is board certified! Some other surgeons may get fellowship in facial plastics so should be board certified in plastic surgery, hope that helps. Dermatologist are trained in facial cosmetic surgery which includes liposuction, fillers, toxins, lasers.
Cosmetic surgery. Many people feel they can do cosmetic surgery, but physicians who are board certified by the american board of plastic surgery have trained in surgery and should be qualified to do it. Other doctors do cosmetic work with out the appropriate training or qualifications. Check out your doctor before getting anything done.

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Is facial plastic surgery considered dermatology or plastic surgery?

Trained as surgeons. Facial plastic surgeons are trained differently from plastic surgeons. Starting w/ ent/head & neck surgery residency, then a one year fellowship in facial plastic & reconstructive surgery (rhinoplasty, facelift, browlifts, eyelid surgery, cheek/chin implants, otoplasty, facial reconstruction after trauma or cancer, cleft lip/palate.) after fellowship, oral & written boards for fps certification. Read more...
AAFPRS. Facial plastic surgery is plastic surgery. There are some basic overlaps between these specialties but dermatologists do not perform nasal surgery, face lifts, eyelid and eyebrow surgery, trauma care, cleft lip and palate surgery, etc. Trust your face to a facial plastic surgeon - go to the american academy of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery (aafprs) for more details. Read more...
Plastic surgery! May dermatologists are preforming plastic surgery, but facial plastic surgery is surgery. Dermatologists are not trained and are not certified as surgeons, they are trained as internists will with instruction in basic wound care and minor surgery. Plastic and facial plastic surgeon are trained as surgeons with 7-8 year of surgical training. You must choose the right doctor for you. Read more...
Surgery is surgery. The "core" physicians that perform plastic surgery of the face are plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons (ENT) and some dermatologists with special training in dermatologic surgery. There are many other physicians and non-physicians that profess expertise in these areas but may not have the necessary training to assure safe, reliable results. Do your homework! Read more...
Could be both . Facial plastic surgery is a general term that can imply either surgical or non-surgical which can be either plastic surgery or dermatology. It depends on which procedure in facial plastic surgery you are referring to. Even though these are separate specialties, they do overlap with regards to aesthetic medicine. Read more...
Can be either/both. The range of facial plastic surgery may fall under the experience of several ABMS BOARDS beginning with plastic surgery, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, dermatology, etc. Seek an individual with appropriate training and experience. Read more...
Plastic surgery. Facial plastic surgery encompasses any surgical procedure done on the face (and neck). Both facial plastic surgeons (trained exclusively on face and neck procedures) and plastic surgeons who do breast and body work can perform these procedures. Dermatology is not a surgical subspecialty however there are MOHs surgeons who do surgical procedures for skin cancer only, usually in the office. Read more...

Who was the first person to have facial plastic surgery?

Unknown. It depends how you define it. Ancient mummies show evidence of cosmetic procedures such as tattoo or piercings. In some cultures such as India reconstruction of the nose was performed thousands of years ago. Some individuals have undergone circumcision reversal with a plastic surgery like procedure thousands of years ago. Read more...

Do I sleep sitting up after facial plastic surgery?

Depends.... It is not always the case that you must sleep sitting up after facial plastic surgery. Make sure to confirm your surgeon's recommendations with them. Read more...
Yes. Keeping you head elevated will help control swelling after surgery. Read more...
Facial Surgery. Yes it is helpful to sleep in a more upright position after facial surgery. After any surgery if you can keep the area elevated there will be less swelling. Facial surgery can be unique especially if you had nasal surgery. The swelling that develops on the tip of the nose after nose reshaping surgery can last a year. Read more...
Elevate post surgery. Swelling after surgery is minimized by elevating your head (sitting), normal blood pressure, no nausea or vomiting, stop taking nsaid's, antioxidants, and some vitamins and supplements that can cause bruising 2 wks before and after, and low salt diet. Read more...
Head elevated. You do not need to be sitting up right, but should always be head elevated about 45 degrees. This will reduce swelling and bruising. Read more...
Head elevated. elevating your head above your heart, like you are in a lounge chair will help minimize swelling. Read more...
Helps reduce swellin. Yes, most surgeons will recommend that you sleep with your head elevated to reduce swelling for the first few days, and sometimes weeks, following surgery. Read more...
Elevation. Elevation of the head decreases swelling and enhances recovery. Follow your surgeon's instructions carefully. Read more...

How dangerous is it to get cosmetic facial plastic surgery?

Very safe. But it is surgery that involves some form of anesthesia. Find a board certified (eg abfprs or abps) facial plastic surgeon with current hospital privileges and make sure that the surgery will be performed in an accredited facility (eg ahca for most surgery centers; aaahc or aaaasf for most office-based facilities) and that you are comfortable with the proposed anesthesia method and provider. Read more...
Not dangerous. Elective cosmetic surgery is very safe provided that you start with a board certified facial plastic surgeon or general plastic surgeon. Read more...
Not dangerous. All surgery has risks and especially with a purely elective, cosmetic surgey is it is essential to understand and minimize the risks. Common risks as with any surgery are bleeding, infection, nerve damage and unsatisfactory scarring. There are techniques to try to minimize these occurrences but if they should occur your surgeon should be able to recognize and treat them appropriately. Read more...
Facial surgery. Facial cosmetic surgery is surgery ! as such there can be complications, however, in competent hands the risks are very low and it is rare the have serious untoward effects. Read more...
Not very. Facial plastic surgery is very safe. See a facial plastic surgeon for a consultation about the risks and benefits. Read more...
Very safe in general. However the exact risks depend on exactly what procedures you are considering. For example, there are fewer risks associated with most needle procedures like botox, juvederm, & sculptra. Schedule a consultation with a qualified facial plastic surgeon. You will get some recommendations and your surgeon will be able to explain all the relevant risks (and benefits!) to your procedures. Read more...
Surgery safety. Dear djzabberh, cosmetic facial plastic surgery is very safe. We properly have our patients checked out by a family physician who runs the necessary pre-operative tests. Anesthesia is also very safe. Best, nima shemirani. Read more...
Safe, but be careful. As with any procedure, there are risks. Bleeding, infection, and anesthesia complications are the most "common" risks that we talk about. There may be risk particular to that operation. Your board certified plastic surgeon will ask you about your health. He/she may have you see another doctor, (cardiologist, internist, hematologist) to make sure that you are healthy for your particular surgery. Read more...
Not very. Typically if you are in good health cosmetic facial surgery can be done safely. A board certified plastic surgeon can give you a better estimate of your risks after checking you history and doing a physical. Read more...
Cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic facial surgery is safe in experienced hands. Your best bet would be to have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. Read more...
No dangerous. For well trained and qualified facial plastic surgeons surgery is considered safe and highly effective. You should seek centers of excellence in plastic surgery, such as our center. Read more...

Is facial reconstruction different from facial plastic surgery?

Yes. Facial plastic surgery is usually regarded as cosmetic, while any reconstruction is considered non-cosmetic. Reconstruction involves the restoration of abnormal tissue (cancer, trauma, congenital) back to normal. Cosmetic surgery involves the enhancement of tissue that is already "normal". Read more...
Slightly. Some facial plastic surgeons, like myself, do both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face while others do only reconstructive or cosmetic surgery of the face. Read more...
Facial plastics. Facial reconstruction following trauma or tumor removal is performed to try to reconstruct the appearance to what is was prior to the trauma or tumor removal. Aesthetic facial plastic surgery is performed to improve the appearance of the patient in the absence of trauma or ablative surgery. Read more...
Yes. Plastic surgery principles are used in reconstructive surgery but the terms are used to imply different procedures. Reconstructive surgery is to restore, rebuild, or make abnormal parts return to a facsimile of normal or there previous appearance. Plastic surgery usually implies cosmetic or medically unnecessary surgery performed for elective reasons. Read more...
No. The specialty is Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Comprises both cosmetic and non-cosmetic (reconstructive) areas. Read more...

Can anything be done about facial plastic surgery gone wrong?

YES. There are always lots of options. Check back with the plastic surgeon who did the procedure. If you are not satisfied, check with other respected plastic and dermatologic surgeons for other ideas and options. Read more...
Yes. If things have fully healed, but there are still issues many times revision surgery can be done. Read more...
Yes - there is hope. Suboptimal results from facial plastic surgery may be corrected the majority of the time. It is important to identify the problem and find a board certified facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon experienced in fixing that problem. Read more...
Complications opost . Complications can happen to anyone at anytime.They are not frequent and for the most part can be corrected with time and/or addtitional surgery.www.beautybybrueck.com. Read more...
Yes . Revisions are possible. It is important to find a surgeon with lots of experience doing revision surgeries, and has had great results doing them. Read more...
Of course. The first thing to do is to discuss your options with the first surgeon who has the most insight into what may have occurred. If not satisfied seek second opinions from experienced individuals. Read more...
Yes. Yes. A lot depends on what you mean by "gone wrong". .Sometimes "gone wrong" means unrealistic expectations. Discuss with your surgeon. Often minor adjustments will solve the problem. Or you may elect a second opinion. For best results make sure your surgeon is a board certified FACIAL plastic surgeon. Read more...
Usually. Depending on what problem, complication or dissatisfaction resulted from the particular procedure, there are usually things that can be done to address the issue. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: facial plastic surgery?

Facial Plastic Surg. Facial plastic surgery is plastic surgery of the face. It includes facelifts (rhytidectomy), eyelid lifts (blepharoplasty), brow lifts, nasal surgery (rhinoplasty), external ear surgery (otoplasty), and facial implants like chin implants and cheek implants, as well as other more specialized procedures. Read more...
Facial Plastic Surg. Cosmetic or reconstructive surgery of the face and neck. This is a surgical specialty typically practiced by specialists in head and neck surgery. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone tree facial plastic surgeon. Read more...
Definition. This often refers to ENT doctors who specialize in facial aesthetics. It is important to know that board certified plastic surgeons have the same training for facial aesthetics. Read more...
Facial plastisurgery. Facial plastic surgery encompasses any restorative, functional, reconstructive or aesthetic procedure performed on the facial structures such as the scalp, forehead, eyes, ears, nose, throat, cheeks, oral structures and usually includes the facial boney structures as well. It may be performed for congenital or acquired conditions as well as for elective indications using a variety of techniques. Read more...
Any plastic. Surgery of the face. It is specifically denoted that way, as many ENT trained docs, who can only do facial plastic surgery, list themselves as facial plastic surgeons versus classically trained board certified plastic surgeons who do it all. Read more...
The Specialty is. The formal name of the specialty is Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. I applies to both cosmetic procedures to enhance appearance and reconstructive, to include trauma and reconstruction after injury, developmental disorder or cancer resection. Read more...

What are the requirements to be able to get a covered facial plastic surgery?

Facial surgery. Broad question and difficult to answer in this format. Keep in mind plastic surgery is both reconstructive and cosmetic. If your plastic surgeon feels that your potential surgery is reconstructive in nature, then your insurance provider is more likely to cover the procedure. Additional tests or photographs may also be required. Read more...
Facial Plastic Surge. Obviously, this depends on your insurance. Cosmetic procedures are generally not covered. Procedures which improve the function of facial structures and certain reconstructive procedures may be covered. See a facial plastic surgeon for more information. Read more...
Depends on procedure. Cosmetic procedures generally are not covered by any insurance. If there is a functional limitation (breathing impairment from crooked nose, significant visual obstruction from drooping eyelids) then coverage may apply. Good start is to talk with a facial plastic surgeon and call your insurance carrier directly concerning the proposed procedure. Read more...
Are. You speaking of insurance coverage? If so too broad a question to answer. Read more...
Functional/reconstr. It would be best for you to be examined by a specialist who can compose a letter of predetermination of benefits to ascertain your level of coverage by your third party payor. Typically companies will pay for reconstructive or functional surgery but not for elective cosmetic surgery. Read more...
Depends. Depends on the problem and your insurance company. Look at your benefits brochure. Rarely purely cosmetic procedures are covered. If your problem is due to injury or developmental problem, much bettee chance of coverage. Read more...

Where is the best place to get facial plastic surgery in orange county california?

Lots of places! Since this is a "destination job location" for many doctors who wish to perform cosmetic surgery--often without proper training, experience, or american board of plastic surgery certification--do your homework and search for abps-certified plastic surgeons in your area. Go to surgery.Org for names. Interview a few and choose who you feel has the right combination of skill and experience for you! Read more...
Plasticsurgery.org. A good place to start to find a board certified plastic surgeon in your area is the find a doctor tab at plasticsurgery.Org. Read more...
Board certified PS. Plastic surgeon who may be recommended by your general surgeon or other trusted medical professionals. Confirm good standing with local hospitals, medical societies, state licensing boards, and american society of plastic surgeons (plasticsurgery.Org). Go for at least 2 or 3 consults to get an assessment of your prospective physician and mutual compatibility. Read more...
AAFPRS. American academy of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Read more...
AAFPRS. Trust your face to a facial plastic surgical specialilst. American academy of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. Read more...