The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Advertisement
Advertisement

The Nip and Tuck Quiz

How much do you know about what's safe in cosmetic surgery? Take our nip-and-tuck quiz to find out.

Begin Quiz
The Nip and Tuck Quiz
The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 1 of 20 Correct

Plastic surgery isn't just cosmetic. What else does it include?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: All of the above. Plastic surgery includes hand surgery, the care of burned patients, the repair of congenital deformities like cleft lip and palate and general reconstructive surgery.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 2 of 20 Correct

True or false: Plastic surgery can become addictive.

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: This is true. Plastic surgery can be as addictive as any drug. That's why it's important to think about what you want to accomplish through plastic surgery and take your time making decisions. If you are afraid you might become addicted, confide in someone you trust and ask them to hold you accountable to your plan.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 3 of 20 Correct

What are the risks associated with Botox?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: All of the above. Botox can become addictive and cause headaches and nausea. In addition, it can cause a frozen appearance in facial expression and bruising at the injection site.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 4 of 20 Correct

Botox can also be used to treat which condition?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: All of the above. Botox is also used to treat muscle spasms, neck bands, a gummy smile and softening jawline muscles.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 5 of 20 Correct

True or false: Botox can be used in treating weight loss.

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: This is true. Botox is injected into the stomach walls to slow down the process of stomach contraction. This means food takes longer to digest and a patient may feel full longer.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 6 of 20 Correct

How many people got Botox last year?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: About 1.5 million people got Botox last year.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 7 of 20 Correct

What age is too young for Botox, according to doctors?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: Botox and minimally invasive facelifts can be done in patients in their mid-30s and older. Treatments can be continued for 20 years.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 8 of 20 Correct

True or false: Liquid facelifts are permanent.

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: This is false. Most liquid facelift procedures, including injectable dermal fillers and medications (like Botox), do not provide permanent results. Patients will need periodic touch-ups.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 9 of 20 Correct

How long does a facelift take?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: Facelift surgery times depends on the extent of the procedure. Mini-lifts can be performed in less than two hours. On the other hand, full extensive facelifts (rhytidectomy) with a neck lift and tightening (platysmal plication) may take eight hours.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 10 of 20 Correct

How much could you expect to pay for a full facelift?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: While facelift surgery costs vary greatly depending on the type of procedure, a full facelift with brow and neck lift may cost up to $50,000.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 11 of 20 Correct

Facelifts are not usually performed before what age?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: Facelifts cannot be done before aging has occurred, and are not usually performed before the age of 40. Most people get facelifts at the age of 65 or older.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 12 of 20 Correct

When do surgical facelifts need a secondary procedure to renew their effects?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: Most surgeons advise that after 5-10 years, you may need a secondary procedure to refresh the results.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 13 of 20 Correct

True or false: Prior sun damage affects facelift results.

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: This is true. Facelift results won't last as long if you have poor skin quality or elasticity.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 14 of 20 Correct

Which cosmetic surgery is the most complicated?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: Fifteen percent of people who have had rhinoplasties, or "nose jobs," get them redone. Why? There's little room for error. A bump that's 1 millimeter high can be seen across the room.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 15 of 20 Correct

What is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: Liposuction has been the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure for nearly 30 years.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 16 of 20 Correct

What are potential side effects of liposuction?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: All of the above. Common side effects of liposuction include temporary swelling, bruising, soreness, numbness, irritation and minor scarring and baggy or rippling skin. Less common side effects include permanent color changes, uneven skin surface and damage to the nerves and skin.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 17 of 20 Correct

True or false: Fat can return after liposuction.

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: This is true. For years, doctors told their patients that once fat is removed, it will never grow back. However, while thigh liposuction will result in less fat on the thighs, for example, the body may redistribute fat on the belly.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 18 of 20 Correct

Why would someone need breast reduction?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: All of the above. In breast reduction surgery, doctors remove breast tissue to alleviate symptoms such as back pain, neck strain, grooving of the bra along the shoulders and rashes under the breasts.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 19 of 20 Correct

True or false: According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, silicone breast implants are unsafe.

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: This is false. Silicone implants are approved by the FDA. Implantation may be performed on women who are at least 22 years old, for both primary breast augmentation as well as for revision breast surgery.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Question 20 of 20 Correct

Who tends to be more dissatisfied with their plastic surgery results -- men or women?

Correct! Sorry, that’s incorrect.

The correct answer is: A study published in the Annals of Plastic Surgery noted that men were more likely to express dissatisfaction post-surgery than women. Men are also more likely to have recurring surgical procedures like Botox and injectable fillers, rather than quick-fixes.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Congratulations!

You got out of 20 correct. You're a health wiz!

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Good try!

You got out of 20 correct. Learn more about Cosmetic Surgery to improve your score.

The Nip and Tuck Quiz
Better luck next time!

You got out of 20 correct. Learn more about Cosmetic Surgery to improve your score.

Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Most cosmetic surgery is done to enhance a persons features or correct disfigurement. With children, the most common procedure corrects a cleft lip or cleft palate. With adults, facelifts, removing baggy skin around the eyelids an...

d remodeling the nose are popular types of plastic surgery. Among women, liposuction and breast augmentation are popular. Growing numbers of men are joining women in opting to have facelifts, tummy tucks, hair transplants and other types of cosmetic surgery.
More