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What do I need to know before undergoing facial surgery?

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Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Get a consultation

see a facial plastic surgeon for consultation as preoperative instructions vary based on the procedure.
For all procedures quit smoking, and avoid blood thinners for at least 2 weeks before and after surgery

In brief: Get a consultation

see a facial plastic surgeon for consultation as preoperative instructions vary based on the procedure.
For all procedures quit smoking, and avoid blood thinners for at least 2 weeks before and after surgery
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. George Yang
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Do your research

There are many types of facial surgeries.
Facelifts, necklifts, eyelid lifts, browlifts, facial implants, rhinoplasty to name a few. Each procedure has its own set of risks and complications, as well as pro's and con's if the procedure can be performed multiple ways. Do your research before the consultation. Find facial plastic, plastic or occuloplastic surgeon that regularly performs that surgery.

In brief: Do your research

There are many types of facial surgeries.
Facelifts, necklifts, eyelid lifts, browlifts, facial implants, rhinoplasty to name a few. Each procedure has its own set of risks and complications, as well as pro's and con's if the procedure can be performed multiple ways. Do your research before the consultation. Find facial plastic, plastic or occuloplastic surgeon that regularly performs that surgery.
Dr. George Yang
Dr. George Yang
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Dr. Azita Madjidi
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: The list is long

That is why you need a consultation to go over everything.
It all depends what part of the face you are interested in and how your current face is. You will need to ask your plastic surgeon about the changes to expect, alternatives, recovery, risks and potential complications.

In brief: The list is long

That is why you need a consultation to go over everything.
It all depends what part of the face you are interested in and how your current face is. You will need to ask your plastic surgeon about the changes to expect, alternatives, recovery, risks and potential complications.
Dr. Azita Madjidi
Dr. Azita Madjidi
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Dr. John Hilinski
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Consult a surgeon

You should consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
In today's day and age, there are specialists in all different areas of plastic surgery. If you are considering facial surgery, your best bet is to consult with a local expert who has dedicated training and experience in this particular region.

In brief: Consult a surgeon

You should consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon.
In today's day and age, there are specialists in all different areas of plastic surgery. If you are considering facial surgery, your best bet is to consult with a local expert who has dedicated training and experience in this particular region.
Dr. John Hilinski
Dr. John Hilinski
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