- Q Is counseling necessary before plastic surgery?
Dr. Erik A Hoy, Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeryA detailed conversation of the risks and benefits of a surgical procedure is a mandatory aspect of every preoperative planning session for any surgery. However, as many plastic surgeries are wholly elective surgeries, there is another layer of... Full Answer
- Q Can plastic surgery become addictive?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineWe've all seen pictures of them; they're people who treat cosmetic surgeries like they're massages. The more they have, the better they claim to feel. Any way you slice it, these people have more plastic than an in-debt college student. Yes, it's... Full Answer
- Q What should be done to minimize bruising due to botox and dysport?
Dr. Patricia K Farris, DermatologyThe best way you can prevent bruising is to avoid anything that thins your blood. This includes drinking alcohol, vitamin E supplements, aspirin, ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories. You should discontinue these medication two... Full Answer
- Q What is a natural treatment for bruising and pain after cosmetic surgery?
Burke Lennihan RN CCH, Integrative MedicineSinecch is a natural product that was shown in two research studies to reduce swelling, bruising and post-op pain after facelifts and liposuction. Sinecch is based on Arnica, a well-known natural remedy for bruising, but it uses a much higher... Full Answer