In my previous post I addressed the fact that being a smoker is essentially a
deal-breaker for most plastic surgeons when a patient is looking to move forward
with a procedure. Read that post to understand some of the reasons why.
Most plastic surgeons will tell you that smoking is a deal breaker when it comes
to having a cosmetic procedure. Why? Smoking anything with nicotine slows
healing tremendously and increases the risk of scarring and infection, as well as
Many people mistakenly believe that they will lose a lot of weight with surgeries
like liposuction or a tummy tuck; however, you’ll rarely see a significant change
on your bathroom scale. In fact, most people will actually weigh more
immediately after surgery because of the swelling that occurs. (Of course, that
extra weight will go away once the swelling goes down.)
Groupon is great for getting a deal on your next pizza delivery – not for your face
lift or tummy tuck. It is truly unfortunate to see people looking for the “best deal”
they can get for their plastic surgery procedure. Radio advertisements offering
unbelievable prices, Groupon deals, and “coupons” for plastic surgery are,
unfortunately, everywhere now.