Plastic Surgeons & Dog Bites

Robert Kotler, MD

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Beverly Hills Facial Plastic Surgeon

National Dog Bite Awareness week is a time when the interests of postal workers, parents of young kids and veterinarians all come together to get information out on preventing dog bites.

Dog attacks are especially hard on children because their faces are easy targets for attacking dogs which bite, hold and shake, creating terrible injuries due to torn away flesh, muscle and other tissues.

Because board-certified cosmetic plastic surgeons have had training in reconstructive plastic surgery, they are often tasked in repairing those horrible facial injuries and, later, getting rid of the resulting scars.

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