Category Archives: Pre & Post Surgery

Why Losing Weight before Having Plastic Surgery is Important

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Many people think that having plastic surgery performed will help solve all of the issues they may have with their appearance – including weight issues. However, this is not always the case, as your surgeon will normally insist that you be willing to lose a specified amount of weight before he or she will be […]

Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Post-Surgery Living

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Once you have had plastic surgery performed, it is easy to be tempted into reverting back to your previous eating and lifestyle habits. This should not be the case though, as it will now be more important than ever to ensure that you take care of your health in every way possible. There are many […]

Are You Talking Yourself Out of Having Plastic Surgery? Here Are 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be

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Although many people dream and fantasize about having plastic surgery, not all of them end up going through with it because it seems easier to simply live with what it making them unhappy about their appearance than it is to think about having surgery performed. However, there are many reasons why you should simply go […]

What is Body Dysmorphic Disorder?

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a chronic mental illness in which a person obsesses over what they believe to be a serious flaw in their physical appearance. These thoughts may become so serious that the person endures severe emotional distress and, as a result, their ability to function in their daily life is affected. Characteristics […]

5 Reasons Why a Plastic Surgeon Might Turn you Down as a Client

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Although plastic surgery work such as nose jobs, Botox injections and many other cosmetic procedures have become more commonplace than ever, not everyone can be classified as suitable candidates for a number of reasons. 1. Existing Medical Conditions If the overall health condition of your health is poor, your plastic surgeon may refuse to perform […]

5 Lifestyle Changes to Make After Any Liposuction Surgery

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The appeal of liposuction surgery is both clear and obvious: it is a simple procedure that removes fat far faster than dieting or exercising, and works when dieting and exercising don’t. Although the procedure can easily help to obtain a certain look, it is important to be able to maintain that look after the procedure. […]

At What Age is it OK to Start Thinking about Plastic Surgery?

While cosmetic surgery is socially acceptable in adults, there has been a sharp increase in the number of children who are having plastic surgery to reduce the amount of bullying with which they are faced. Is this a good idea? At what age should a child be allowed to have such a surgery? Reconstructive vs. […]

5 Ways to Decrease Post Plastic Surgery Complications

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Post surgery recovery can be a challenging time for anyone after a surgery is complete. Patients are often in pain and have limited range of motion. There are a number of ways that you can make your recovery as easy as possible. Read on to gain knowledge on 5 of the best tips and tricks […]

5 Things You Should Never Do During Your Plastic Surgery Recovery

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Plastic surgery should be treated like any other surgery in that you need to follow the instructions given to you by your surgeon. However, there may be a few things about plastic surgery that differ from traditional surgeries in respect to what you shouldn’t do during the recovery period. Let’s take a look at 5 […]

Most Common Post Surgery Mistakes Patients Make

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When it comes to plastic surgery there are numerous steps a patient should take before and after their procedure. These steps are there to ensure each patient receives an outstanding treatment with zero complications. These steps should be taken very seriously in order to have the best possible outcome with any plastic surgery treatment. On […]