We always recommend a consultation before surgery. It is important for us to meet with you in person to discuss your goals and review your options for surgery. This allows us to come up with an individualized plan unique to your surgical needs.
Anyone from an early towards mature adulthood that is healthy with a stable weight.
Ideally, the candidate should be older than 21 years old and have a healthy lifestyle that would allow for safe recovery.
All types of surgeries have some type of risk. We minimize these risks by having an appropriate team, location, and patient selection.
Yes, absolutely! Most board certified plastic surgeons undergo rigorous training and certification processes in order to guarantee patient safety and outcomes.
Yes, definitely! Your surgical location must be an equipped and certified center that is prepared and staffed appropriately to guarantee a safe process.
Cosmetic surgery would be considered any procedure that creates a more aesthetically pleasing appearance, but is usually not medically necessary. Cosmetic surgery for example would be a breast augmentation or a tummy tuck procedure. Reconstructive surgery is often considered a medically necessary procedure, such as a hernia repair or breast reconstruction following a breast cancer diagnosis. However it can also describe revisionary surgery that may be necessary due to congenital defects or other surgeries. There is significant overlap here, as we are always concerned about aesthetic outcomes for every patient regardless of cosmetic or reconstructive reasons.