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Could i be numb during plastic surgery?

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Dr. Stephen Colbert
Surgery - Plastics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Numb during surgery

Highly recommended particularly if no other anesthesia is provided but even when under sedation or general anesthesia surgeons and patients prefer numbing medication.

In brief: Numb during surgery

Highly recommended particularly if no other anesthesia is provided but even when under sedation or general anesthesia surgeons and patients prefer numbing medication.
Dr. Stephen Colbert
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes with anesthetic

This is usually accomplished with local or general anesthesia

In brief: Yes with anesthetic

This is usually accomplished with local or general anesthesia
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Absolutely

Plastic surgeons aim to ensure their patients feel as little discomfort as possible.
Depending on the procedure, there are different options available for plastic surgery from local to iv sedation and general anesthesia. To learn more about the levels of anesthesia, see this reference: https://www.cosmeticsurg.net/blog/2009/05/18/types-of-anesthesia-used-in-cosmetic-surgery/

In brief: Absolutely

Plastic surgeons aim to ensure their patients feel as little discomfort as possible.
Depending on the procedure, there are different options available for plastic surgery from local to iv sedation and general anesthesia. To learn more about the levels of anesthesia, see this reference: https://www.cosmeticsurg.net/blog/2009/05/18/types-of-anesthesia-used-in-cosmetic-surgery/
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
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