Why plastic surgery tourism is a terrible idea

Why plastic surgery tourism is a terrible idea

Plastic surgery tourism, that is, traveling to a foreign country to have plastic surgery, is a terrible idea! Recently I had a fellow physician ask me about the cost of a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) here in the U.S. vs. in the Dominican Republic.  And I realized: If...
Are you scared to take pain meds after surgery?

Are you scared to take pain meds after surgery?

I don’t want any pain meds after surgery. This request came from the patient at her preoperative visit. The preop visit is when I take time to go over what we are trying to accomplish with the surgery, give postoperative instructions, and give prescriptions for...
Am I Too Young for Botox?

Am I Too Young for Botox?

Is there really a “too young” for Botox? I am frequently asked by friends and family when they should start getting Botox (or Xeomin, or Dysport). Or I hear comments that so-and-so started getting Botox in her 30s, and isn’t that too young? Guess...

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