I’ve discussed at length the importance of emotional and physical health when it comes to cosmetic surgery. The following is a little test that will help you determine if you are ready for your desired surgery, or if there are other priorities to work out first. Make sure you can answer YES to all these questions before you proceed:
In my previous post, I discussed some of the bariatric procedures that can be very helpful for those who are candidates. While not all individuals will qualify to undergo these surgeries, they are still many that struggle. Here are ten psychological reasons some people aren’t able to lose weight:
Cosmetic surgeries should not be considered a quick-fix weight loss solution. In fact, patients need to make sure their health and BMI qualifies to pursue procedures like liposuction and tummy tucks. However, there are a number of options for bariatric surgery that you could look into.
Preparing for cosmetic surgery is serious business. The following is a copy of a letter we have patients give to their primary-care physicians to obtain the right medical clearance for plastic surgery. You can use it as a guideline to discuss with your own doctor to help ensure you’re in good health prior to surgery
Cosmetic surgery allows you to improve areas of your body that directly impact your satisfaction and happiness. There are a number of effective procedures that can dramatically improve how you feel about certain parts of your body; however, perfection will never be attained. Why? It’s subjective and impossible to achieve. The following are two reasons you shouldn’t pursue cosmetic
Not interested in going “under the knife”? There are now many nonsurgical treatment alternatives that we can perform to slow down the obvious signs of aging. In fact, modern times and technology have truly changed how surgeons deal with the aging face. For many decades, the only option was a face lift, a major procedure that requires months of recovery time. Many new noninvasive procedures are now available that can be performed with almost no recovery time and at a fraction of the cost.
It’s one thing to make the decision that a tummy tuck is what you want, it’s another thing to understand what the procedure will entail and how to be prepared for it. The following is a good summary of what to expect from this procedure.
Like liposuction, a tummy tuck, also known as abdominoplasty surgery, is one of the most commonly sought-after procedures at a plastic surgeon’s office. In its most basic form, it involves removing excess skin and stretch marks from the abdominal area, tightening the abdominal muscles, and perhaps, utilizing some liposuction to complement the results. The majority of people who seek out this procedure do it after they’ve given birth or after having lost a significant amount of weight, either naturally or through bariatric surgery.
In my previous post, I introduced the most common reasons someone may consider liposuction. Let’s say you’ve determined this is a procedure you want to pursue…what does getting liposuction really mean?
I’ve spent several posts addressing what it takes to be physically and emotionally ready to have the cosmetic procedures of liposuction or the tummy tuck. In the next several posts, I’m going to address these procedures respectively and what to expect. We’ll first cover liposuction.
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