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Key Factors for Minimizing Scarring After Cosmetic Surgery

By |2021-04-22T22:54:32+00:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , , |

You may be surprised to learn that there are many factors that can prevent scarring after surgery.  With a good incision care you can achieve wonderful results. But there are also personal factors to be considered.  And there are also guaranteed methods for scar prevention.  It is natural that you have concerns about how

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Vs. Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

By |2021-04-22T22:56:14+00:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , , , |

Enhance vs Repair The word "plastic" comes from the Greek "plastikos" meaning to mould or shape.  However, Plastic Surgery has different approaches.  Cosmetic Surgery is known in medical terms as Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.  This specialty basically focus only in changing the aesthetics of the body.  On the other hand, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery focus on

Why Do I Have to Stop Smoking Two Months Before Cosmetic Surgery ?

By |2021-04-22T23:00:41+00:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , |

Avoid Smoking and Second Hand Smoking Among the preoperatory recommendations, you will certainly find the one that says "No Smoking" two months before cosmetic surgery. That means literally and you cannot use a substitute. All presentations of nicotine, such as e-cigarrettes, patches, gum, pipes, cigars, etc. harm your health.  If you are a smoker

Laboratory Tests – To be Approved for Cosmetic Surgery

By |2021-04-22T23:10:14+00:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , , |

One Day Before Surgery Before you undergo cosmetic surgery, there are three important steps that need to be done the day before: Blood tests at Laboratory EKG with Cardiologist Pre-consultation with your surgeon Tests Complete blood count Blood chemistry of 6 elements Prothrombin time and concentration Lipid profile HIV EKG (40+ years old) Can

Am I a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Surgery ?

By |2021-04-23T01:23:13+00:00February 19th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , |

It is a fact that not everyone is a candidate for cosmetic surgery.  The BMI (Body Mass Index) is a diagnostic tool that Surgeons use to determine whether or not a patient can successfully undergo cosmetic surgery.  When your BMI is no higher than 30, you are considered a good candidate.  In case you

Obsession and Addiction to Cosmetic Surgery – Why Does This Happen ?

By |2021-04-23T01:40:13+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , |

It is a fact that nowadays everyone is entilted to decide what they want to do with their bodies.  And it is true that a certain degree of dissatisfaction with one's physical appearance is the motivatation to undergo cosmetic surgery after taking guidance from experts. Today we will talk about the reasons why some

The Inspirational, Beautiful and Empowering Woman

By |2021-04-23T01:27:46+00:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , |

"If You are Sad, Add More Lipstick and Attack" For some people, beauty can be an illusion and a trivial pursuit.  While for others, it is a dominant force in life.  Whatever the culture, beauty has benefits that can be life-changing.  Careers, fortunes and marriages are often built on the presence of beauty.  Although

Evolution of Cosmetic Surgery through Millenia

By |2021-04-23T01:36:49+00:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , |

Nowadays, cosmetic surgery seems to be a modern treatment category.  However, the art of plastic surgery started thousands of years ago.  Let's have a look at the origins and how it evolved after the world wars. The Beginnings In the Roman Empyre, the physicians had to practice rudimentary reconstructive surgery on gladiators.  Their damaged

Misconceptions About Cosmetic Surgery

By |2021-04-23T01:50:49+00:00January 9th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , |

It is a fact that cosmetic surgery has evolved continuosly during the last decades.  Nowadays it is normal to talk about undergoing surgery to enhance your silohuette, look younger and feel amazing.  However, common misconceptions about the concept may lead to feelings of insecurity.  Fear of being ridiculized may stop you from having surgery

Is Cosmetic Surgery for Young People ?

By |2021-04-23T01:52:43+00:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Cosmetic Surgery, Education|Tags: , , |

Most likely, when you hear somebody talking about “cosmetic surgery” or "plastic surgery" we think of people getting age-defying procedures.  But believe it or not, nowadays young people are also consulting cosmetic surgeons.  It is a fact that Millenials and Gen Zers are very interested in looking more attractive.  And even though both generations

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