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Difference Between Anesthetist and Anesthesiologist?

Is there a difference between an anesthetist and an anesthesiologist? Is it safe to have a face lift, or neck lift under anethesia that was... READ MORE

How Can I Get a Fast Recovery from Plastic Surgery?

 about to get a plastic surgery procedure...in just a few weeks...what can i do to make recovering from it less difficult and slow? READ MORE

Are Blood Tests Mandatory Before Surgery?

From reading other stories i was under the impression that i would have blood work done at my pre-surgical appointment. But when i went the nurse went... READ MORE

Financing Plastic Surgery: Monthly Payments?

Can I pay for breast implant, lip enhancement, and rhinoplasty surgeries on a monthly basis instead of paying for them all at the same time? I'm... READ MORE

What Type of Arnica Works Best?

What type of Arnica works the best for bruising after a cosmetic surgery procedure- Arnica Montana, Arnica gel, Arnica tablets, or something else?... READ MORE

How Does Smoking Affect Healing and Scarring After Plastic Surgery?

I'm a smoker. They (any facial surgeon) say you MUST quit smoking 2-6 weeks before and I'm having a real problem. I went from 20 to 24 cigs. a day... READ MORE

What is the Difference Between a Resident and a Fellow Surgeon?

Someone suggested i go to a fellow surgeon for a tummy tuck over a resident, what is the difference really? READ MORE

Best Way to Get Rid of Lower Belly Pouch

I am 36 yrs old, 5'9", 130lb, and work out intensely 5 days a week. I eat healthy and consider myself in excellent health BUT for the life of me... READ MORE

Plastic Surgeon Vs. Cosmetic Surgeon - What's the Difference?

Can somebody tell me what the difference is, if any, between a cosmetic and plastic surgeon?  I am also unclear about how facial plastic surgeons... READ MORE

Plastic Surgery Patients Who Smoke

How do plastic surgeons feel about operating on patients who smoke? Do plastic surgeons try and help patients quit? Are more doctors actively trying... READ MORE

Post-op Swelling Away from Surgery Site Normal?

Hello! I just had a breast lift with silicone implants, I am in hardly any pain, just a bit of this comfort (it's been about 48 hours since my... READ MORE

How Much Does Plastic Surgery Cost in Edmonton?

How much do breast implant, lip enhancement, and rhinoplasty surgeries each cost in the Edmonton region? I am very interested because I am planning on... READ MORE

Can I Have Multiple Cosmetic Procedures in One Surgery Session?

E.g. rhinoplasty, tummy tuck, and breast augmentation at the same time READ MORE

Plastic Surgery Procedure to Remove Fat from Armpits?

I have extra fat under my armspits. I am thinking about plastic surgery. I have the fat tissue on both sides for five years now. Because of this, I... READ MORE

How Long Should You Quit Smoking Before Plastic Surgery?

I went to see my fifth plastic surgeon last week. She told me that I only needed one week without smoking a cigarette for her to operate on me. I... READ MORE

Procedure to Remove Excess Skin or Fat on the Head?

I've been told that the back of my head along with the top of has rolls like hotdogs. Are there any procedures out there for me? Thanks. READ MORE

Taking Vitamins Before Cosmetic Surgery

Several websites state there are vitamins you need to stay away from before surgery. However, none of the sites identify which ones shouldn't be... READ MORE

Barbie at 50: Do Patients Want to Look Like Barbie?

Barbie is an icon of feminine beauty that seems to mirror our society's obsession with youth and appearance.  No matter how old she gets, Barbie... READ MORE

Does Penis Enlargement Surgery Work?

There are maybe half a dozen doctors that do this surgery, and pretty much only this surgery. I have not seen positive or negative reviews, even... READ MORE

How Do I Know if I'm Ready for Plastic Surgery?

What are the signs i am ready for undergoing plastic surgery (or not) READ MORE

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