How Do Plastic Surgeons Address Patients with Panic Attacks?

What do you do if you are performing plastic surgery on a patient that sometimes experiences anxiety/panic attacks? How did you deal with this?

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Managing patients with panic attacks

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We typically ask patients to bring their anxiolytic medications with them. The most popular medications are xanax or ativan. Some patients take these before injections such as Botox or fillers.


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