It’s natural to have many questions about cosmetic surgery. Doctors and support staff at Cades Hospital are here to answer your questions.
Below, find answers to some of your most frequently asked questions about aesthetics, hair transplantation, dentistry and more.
Remember that your physician is best able to answer questions and elaborate based on his or her evaluation of your needs.
Cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve appearance and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is usually not caused by health issues because it is elective. Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease. In general, reconstructive surgery is performed to improve function but may also be completed to approximate a normal appearance.
Each patient tolerates pain after surgery in different ways. Your surgeon will prescribe the appropriate pain medications to help minimize any discomfort. In general, most facial cosmetic operations have minimal discomfort post-operatively. Liposuction is slightly more uncomfortable and operations that require elevation or tightening of the muscles-such as an abdominoplasty or breast augmentation can cause discomfort equal to a Csection.
That depends to each case. Whether you need an aesthetically operation, hair transplantation or dental dental treatment but you can be sure to find yourself at the best place for your treatment.
It’s important to learn about the safety of a plastic surgery procedure, as well as the expected outcome. Although thousands of people have plastic surgery every year without complications, no surgical procedure is risk-free.
To maximize your safety, ensure the following:
Your physician is certified and experienced at least 10 years and more. Your physician has hospital privileges. Some surgical procedures can solely be performed in an ambulatory surgical facility. The surgical facility uses skilled, licensed personnel to administer and monitor your anesthesia and your recovery immediately following the procedure.
A few patients notice small change in their voice after rhinoplasty but this is uncommon. Professionals who rely on their voice, such as singers, should share any concerns with their surgeon, however, because the nose does play a role in how we sound.
The available options can only be discussed after having an evaluation with a plastic surgeon. In general, recovery time from a mini face lift is approximately two weeks.
A complete pretesting is done prior to any surgery.
There are risks associated with any surgical procedures. Find out what they are, how often they occur and how they will be handled if they do occur. If the doctor does not openly discuss the risks or admit that there are always risks, seek another opinion.
Yes, depending upon what the procedure, it might make sense to sleep in a reclining (not horizontal) position for one week following surgery to minimize the collection of fluids in the face and eyelids. Follow the instructions you will be given about making and administering your cold and warm compresses. These will not only reduce bruising and swelling but they will also maximize and promote healing.
A breast lift repositions the place of the breasts and within they can appear smaller. However, only excess skin will be removed, not the actual breast tissue. With breast lifts, the nipple and areolas are oftenbrepositioned and reduced in size to create a more natural look.
On average, today’s implants are designed to last more than a decade. Breast implants can remain in, good shape, for 20 years or more.
While most of the breast reduction recovery happens over these first four to six weeks, keep in mind that residual swelling can last for round about three or 4 months.
Mastopexy procedure (or commonly referred to a breast lift) is a surgical procedure in which a woman’s breast is lifted and firmed to create a more balanced, youthful appearing breast.
Breast lift surgery is an excellent way to raise the breasts, to create a more youthful silhouette. However, like any other surgery, its results don’t last forever. Skin continues to stretch as we age and breasts gradually begin to sag.
Women who want to improve their breast size by a large amount, silicone gel implants are recommended rather than fat transfer augmentation.
“Rhinoplasty,” derived from the Greek words rhinos (“nose”) and plassein (“to shape”) is a surgery
performed to achieve two results:
(1) To improve the breathing function of the nose and/or (2) to improve the cosmetic look of the nose.
1. What should you avoid before plastic surgery?
Medications to avoid before plastic surgery are contraceptive pills one month before operation. And 10 days before operation you should stop taking anti-inflammatory medication that can cause bleeding.
You should be prepared to start making changes at least 4-6 weeks before your surgery date. Start by avoiding processed foods and refined carbohydrates, which can promote inflammation. The best foods are whole foods, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, fish, eggs, beans, avocados, nuts, seeds and whole grains.
You can consume caffeine up to two days before surgery. But then you should immediately stop it, to avoid bleeding.
Without compression which is helping your body reabsorb fluid, post-op swelling can linger much longer than necessary. Compression helps your skin contract to its new contours, which is especially important for optimal results, so that they will look better overall.
Do psychological variables affect early surgical recovery?
Psychological variables appear to be associated with early surgical recovery; this association could bear important implications for clinical practice.
A brazilian butt lift (BBL) uses fat from your own body to enhance the size and improve the shape of your buttocks. Because the “filler” is your body’s fat, results from a BBL can last for several years. The fully results can be shown after 6-12 months.
Usually, we suggest a waiting period of round about eight weeks before attempting to wear tight clothes, like jeans.
Vaser liposuction is the process of removing fat from various parts of the body by using ultrasonographic sound waves, the latest technology.
It breaks down fats and aspirate them in liquid form.
Therefore, the wavy surface appearance does not occur after vaser liposuction.
Laser liposuction uses thermal energy from a fiber-optic laser to burn and melt fat cells and also to shrink skin fibers, so that the patient get a tighter appearance to the skin.
Liposuction is a popular surgical procedure that removes fat deposits from your body. While usually less than an inch long, these incisions transition to a scab, an invisible scar
Laser resurfacing is the most effective procedure for tightening loose skin. Laser resurfacing can tighten skin, usually better than any other skin-tightening procedure. It can also diminish fine lines, wrinkles and dark spots on the skin, such as age spots.
Body contouring is a type of surgery that may be carried out after major weight loss. The surgery removes sagging skin and extra fat, improves the shape and tone of the underlying tissue.
High definition liposuction refers to advanced techniques in liposuction to sculpt the body and enhance the natural muscular of the trunk and extremities. This technique is commonly performed using VASER liposuction to optimize fat removal and skin tightening.
During standard liposuction, the surgeon just removes the excess fat from select parts of the body. In HD lipo, the fat gets also removed but it will be strategically done in a way that let the muscles underneath shown with more definition.
With fewer fat cells, losing weight may be easier after liposuction.
The removed fat cells will not grow back. Fat cells in other areas of the body may increase in size. This means that if a patient does not eat sensibly, fat may appear to ‘move’ to other non-treated locations on your body.
Liposuction may be a good fit if you’re looking to remove small fat deposits. These are commonly found on the hips, thighs, buttocks or stomach area. The procedure will remove fat deposits from the targeted area, reducing bulges and improving contour.
1. Drink water. The amount of water you drink can help you to loose weight as well as keep your weight stable. 2. Follow a regular exercise regimen. 3. Avoid a sedentary lifestyle. 4. Make a healthy diet. 5. Reduce stress.
An abdominoplasty addresses a protruding, stretched-out abdomen by repairing weakened, separated abdominal muscles, removing excess skin through an abdominal incision. Placed below the bikini line and contouring of abdominal fat though liposuction of the abdomen and waistline.
A thigh lift is a surgical procedure that reshapes the inner and outer thighs by removing excess skin and fat from the upper leg. This provides a smoother, shapelier contour for the lower body and accentuates muscle definition, creates smooth skin and a more youthful thigh shape.
An arm lift can give your self-confidence a boost because when the excess skin is removed from your arms, it lets your clothes fit nicely and makes you look younger and slimmer.
The procedure helps your face look completely refreshed and rejuvenated but in a less intense manner. Our facelifts can lift the cheeks, reduce sagging eyelids and jowls and restore the fullness of your face overall.
The goal of a surgical facelift is to lift and smooth sagging skin, restoring it to a more youthful position and eliminating jowls and excess skin. The essential takeaway is that your goal is to look refreshed without looking as if you’ve had a work done. A facelift can achieve that better than an excess of fillers.
While it may seem like facelift surgery should be an incredibly painful procedure, the truth is that tge majority is surprised by how little discomfort they feel.
While the recovery timeline can vary from patient to patient, most people are generally able to resume front or side-sleeping after 2 – 4 weeks.
In general, the results from your facelift will look very good after round about 1 month and the final reault will be shown after round about 6 months. A facelift can produce long-lasting results for years. And while everyone has a unique aging process, many patients don’t feel they need more work in the following 15-20 years.
Most people who get eyelid surgery are in their 30’s or older. But no real age requirement exists for blepharoplasty. It can be safely performed on younger patients.
Each procedure page offers more specific frequently asked questions .
For further questions don’t hesitate to ask your personal medical advisor.