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Is General Anesthesia Safer Than Sedation?

First of all, thank you for your patience and kindness. I have been told that general anesthesia is safer because during sedation, the patient can... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Take Diuretic Pills After Plastic Surgery?

I had a tummy tuck operation, breast gel implants, and liposuction on my outer thighs about 5 weeks ago. I still experience some swelling. My doctor... READ MORE

What Does It Mean for a Doctor to Have Hospital Privileges for a Procedure?

I've heard that your plastic surgeon should have hospital privileges... What does this mean, exactly? How do they get them and why do they matter... READ MORE

Is Arnica Safe to Use for Post-Surgery?

Is Arnica safe? What should I know about the safety of Arnica? READ MORE

Can I Have Multiple Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Done at Once?

I'm interested in getting 3 procedures: Breast Augmentation, Chin implant and Liposuction. When I mentioned this to my surgeon he told me that it's... READ MORE

Cosmetic Surgery Safe While on Lexapro?

I take 10mg of Lexapro daily. Is is safe to have cosmetic surgery while on Lexapro? READ MORE

Is It Safe to Combine Plastic Surgery Procedures at One Time?

I would like to have the following: lipo in arms, either breast implants or breast lift, butt augmentation, lower body lift, lipo in thighs. I was in... READ MORE

Pros and Cons of Traveling Outside US for Plastic Surgery?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of having plastic surgery outside US, especially Brazillian Butt Lift or Breast Augmentation? I'm concerned... READ MORE

Is It Possible To Have Tummy Tuck, Lipo of the Flanks, and BBL in Same Surgery? (Photos)

Lost 80 lbs by exercise and am having a tummy tuck, lipo in the back, and a bbl on 10/26/11. my DR says it is ok to go on with this but i do want to... READ MORE

Are These Multiple Cosmetic Procedures on Face and Body Safe?

Can all this be done in one surgery: Face: under eye surgery, Neck lift, Revision RhinoplastyBody: Liposuction to upper and lower belly and back READ MORE

Are 4 Procedures at One Time Safe?

Hello, I am a healthy 27 year old female who is wanting to get 4 procedures done at one time. My question. Is getting rhinoplasty (revision), upper... READ MORE

What is the Mortality Rate for a Tummy Tuck with Breast Augmentation and Lift?

I am really considering a mommy makeover, but I have a friend who knows of 2 people who have died from a tummy was over 10 years ago. Has... READ MORE

Considering Cosmetic Surgery but I Have Mild Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction - Is It Safe?

I posted earlier about the same the time I didnt know the name of my condition..plz tell me how serious this is and if its a bad idea to go... READ MORE

3 Procedeures at Once - Is This Safe for a Crohn's Patient?

I am a 22 yo mom, I weigh about 108 lbs. and I am 5'4. My son was a large baby, was delivered by csection, & I was left with a lot of sagging... READ MORE

Do You Trust the Doctors and Sanitation in Mexico?

I found medical facilities in Mexicali and other places that are half the costing the states. Should I trust the doctors? What questions should I ask... READ MORE

How Many Hours is Average to Be in Surgery Safely?

What is the typical time frame that you want to be in for surgery without increasing your chance of complications (with local anesthesia and iv sedation)? READ MORE

Is It Safe to Take Plan B (The Emergency Contraceptive) a Week Before Surgery?

Is It Safe to Take Plan B (The Emergency Contraceptive) a Week Before Surgery? READ MORE

Is rib removal of the ribs on the very bottom safe?

If the very bottom ribs are vital to the structure of my body I absolutely would not want them removed. Health is far more important than beauty. I do... READ MORE

What Does FDA Approval Mean for Cosmetic Devices?

When companies say a cosmetic device is FDA approved what does it mean in terms of efficiency, and safety?? READ MORE

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