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What should you discuss with your surgeon before eyelift surgery?


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2005-09-05 17:08:56
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When preparing for cosmetic surgery. It is important to discuss many factors with your surgeon. You wouldn


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Some risks are heavy bleeding and it is something that you should discuss with your physician or your surgeon before you undergo any kind of operation.

Though eyelift surgery is usually cosmetic and not a medical necessity, all surgeries are serious and potentially problematic. For this reason, it is extremely important that you do your homework before deciding on a surgeon to perform your eyelift. Some people are on such a budget that they go directly for the surgeons that cost the least. But without proper research, you could end up paying more in the long run by needing another surgeon to fix the mistakes your cheaper one made. Remember that you can't undo the procedure, so you really want to make sure that you find the best surgeon.There are a few basic questions you should ask potential surgeons to help choose one. But before you start there, you may want to attain referrals from others. If you don't know anyone who has had the procedure, ask potential surgeon office to give you the names of some satisfied patients who are willing to give testimonials (these people will have already given the office permission to release their names and information for this purpose).The first thing you want to find out about is certification. Is this surgeon Board Certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons? Is the surgeon an Oculoplastic Surgeon? Some cosmetic surgeons perform the procedure without actually being trained specifically in eyelift surgery. You might also ask about Advanced Cardiac Life Support training, which is important for handling any possible cardiac emergencies during or after procedures.Discuss with potential surgeons what is involved in your procedure and what risks may be associated with it. Be honest about any other medical conditions you have so that your surgeon can make a fair assessment of your individual needs.Get a good idea of what type of results you can expect from your eyelift. Make sure that the surgeon is more concerned with safety and quality, rather than promising to make you into a new person. What is the surgeon's policy on touch-ups? If the surgery doesn't turn out quite right, will you have the opportunity to have it fixed for free?Recovery time from an eyelift is crucial, especially if you are taking time off of work. Discuss the estimated recovery time for your procedure and what to expect during that time. Find out what you will need ahead of time to prepare for your recovery.For those looking for a board certified plastic surgeon in their area, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has a surgeon locator on their website at .

This will depend on the surgeon and risk of infection.

A heart surgeon will need to have a very high level of education to perform a cardiac surgery. In the UK they will have needed to study medicine at university and then specialised in surgery. Before performing surgery they will have gained extensive experience in assisting and observing.

You should discuss that with your gastroenterologist.

Before modern anesthesia, ether (more accurately called diethyl ether) was used for anesthesia during surgery.

Ask your doctor or surgeon. Only that person can tell you how long before you can drive when you have had any kind of surgery.

Before and after plastics surgery photographs may be provided by a plastic surgeon, general practitioner and also from a website that specializes within the plastic surgery field.

The surgical candidate should discuss all the surgical options with the neurologist before deciding on pallidotomy. A full understanding of the risks and potential benefits must be understood before consenting to the surgery.

As, your surgeon and especially your anesthesiologist what you can eat and how long before surgery you can eat. The danger is that your body is asleep and immobile during surgery, so you may choke on your stomach contents if you've eaten too much or eaten too soon before surgery.

Yes. The surgeon may feel that a drug user would not be able to survive the surgery and require that a patient successfully complete a rehabilitation program before performing surgery.

Yes, there should be no issue. Unless otherwise said by your doctor/surgeon.

Absolutely not. Alcohol will interfere with the anesthesia. If you drink more than a couple of beers a day you should discuss this matter with your surgeon IMMEDIATELY. Going into withdrawal in the recovery room would not be the high point of your week.

That depends on the actual hemorrhoid and how long you have had it. The doctor should be able to discuss the procedure with you before surgery and tell you all of the risks

Usual that is the case but ultimately it is the joint decision of your doctor and surgeon. It will be determined by how well you handle the surgery and any recovery time.

If you don't achieve full range of motion before your surgery, the rehab will be much harder post-surgery and it you might not regain full range of motion again. I've torn my acl twice and my surgeon really stressed that I get the swelling down before the surgery. Both times I did that and I never had a problem getting my full range of motion back after the surgery.

You cataract surgeon will do a consultaion before your surgery. They will ask a lot of medical and health history questions. It is important to let doctors and surgeons know what diseases you have and all medications you take prior to surgery.

Electronic cigarettes contain nicotine, you need to check with your doctor or surgeon before you use nicotine.

Anytime you have surgery and go under anesthetic there are risks. There have been many documented cases of death in patients only having routine plastic surgery.

That is always a delicate decision to be taken by your surgeon. Fortunately the gall bladder is affected at age, later than forty years. Again the surgery can be done before the planned pregnancy. But then the surgeon will take the decision in individual case.

7 days on average, double check with your surgeon.

check online or at the website of the surgeon you plan on getting your surgery done at depending on the female conditions

I suggest you talk to your surgeon about that one, especially since he/she actually has a medical degree.

First you need to talk with your primary care doctor that can refer you to a weight loss surgeon . He will give you the information you need about weight loss . Usually before surgery you are required to lose X amount of pounds . This weight will be a percent of your current weight . Also, a follow up plan for healthy a safe weight loss after your surgery . Your surgeon will also instruct you on your needs and things to avoid post surgery .

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