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Plastic Surgery Wisdom – Assessing ‘Small’ Aesthetic Surgery Results

  Assessment of after surgery results is understandably a big focus for plastic surgery patients. They are often quick after surgery to begin observing the details of their results, comparing sides and noting any differences from what they may have expected before surgery. A big part of presurgical counseling/education before plastic surgery is controlling the Read More…

Plastic Surgery Wisdom – The Making Of An Expert

  An expert is defined as someone who has skills and techniques in a particular field that is widely acknowledged as being an authority by their peers. One becomes an expert by acquiring extensive knowledge or abilities through education, training and experience that places them above that of an average practitioner in the same domain Read More…

Plastic Surgery Wisdom: Achieving Natural Results

  Most everyone that considers some cosmetic plastic surgery procedure is interested in a natural result. While the concept of a natural looking result is open to wide interpretation, it usually refers to a procedure that is not overdone. Being overdone in plastic surgery often refers to cosmetic operations(s) that may have been performed in Read More…

Plastic Surgery Wisdom: The Importance of Presurgical Markings

  Of all the surgical specialities, plastic surgeons are well known for drawing on their patients before surgery. While some may equate that with being an ‘artist’, the reality is that such drawings can be incredibly useful for guiding certain aspects of how some procedures are done. Since patients are often asleep during surgery and Read More…

Plastic Surgery Wisdom – Trade-offs and Complications from Plastic Surgery

  While plastic surgery can offer great improvements in innumerable aesthetic and reconstructive concerns, all do so with certain after surgery issues. In some operations these after surgery issues are so slight by comparison to the initial problem that they may of little consequence. In other operations, their consideration may be of such significance that Read More…

Plastic Surgery Wisdom: 3D Custom Facial Implants

  Facial implants are an invaluable aid in aesthetic facial rejuvenation and structural changes as well as less frequently in facial reconstruction. Facial implants are most commonly perceived as preformed implants of various styles and sizes to augment areas like the cheeks, chin, jaw angles and nose. (off-the-shelf implants) Less commonly, blocks or sheets of Read More…

Plastic Surgery Wisdom – Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

  One of the great evolutions that has occurred in plastic surgery over the past two decades is the emergence and widespread popularity of minimally invasive to non-invasive cosmetic procedures. From Botox and injectable fillers to fractional laser resurfacing and innumerable externally applied body contouring devices, there are a range of options for reducing wrinkles, Read More…

Plastic Surgery Wisdom – Choosing Breast and Facial Implant Size

  Aesthetic augmentation using implants is an important part of many cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. Whether it is the breast or different areas of the face, implants are used to make these areas bigger. While there are numerous factors that go into selecting the right implant for the need, the consideration of implant size is Read More…

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