In this video we discuss plastic surgery, what's the most common surgery and why people decide to go through it.
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Discussing Plastic Surgery They’re definitely getting younger. There’s no question about it. The whole industry is getting younger. As people age, there’s more procedures that come into play for example in the 20’s even the late teens breast augment is when things start and you start getting to the late 20s early 30s you talk about botox, breast align and these types of non-invasive procedures. As we start getting into the 30s, may be people are seeing their eye is starting to age certainly by their 40s and their 50s then there’s a starting to see their whole skin envelop starting to show aging, brows, eyes, face and neck. So everybody sort of ages at a different rate and genetics play a part too. I the face is heavy? Is it thin? All of these kind of things play a role. I would say facial works is what I particularly see a lot of and then there is types of liposuction and body work because there’s this huge industry now and surgery where women and men lose a tremendous amount of weight, 100, 200 pounds and they come in and they are healthier but the downside is there’s all this hanging skin and that’s created a whole new industry that we didn’t have 10 years ago. So, that’s becoming a big part of plastic surgery now and that is just coming from men as females. So, I think the most common that I see is face and there’s a degrees of body contouring. Face lifting surgery, again if it’s done in an artistic and a natural way, patients are extremely happy. For surgeon though you have to be extremely careful and extremely confident because everything shows. You can’t cover it out with clothing so I get a great amount of satisfaction from the people that have for example enlarged breast female breast, they have a tremendous amount of satisfaction in getting them reduced or women going through tummy tucks, tremendous amount of satisfaction. So, I think the industry as a whole and what’s burred it so much is people are very happy doing most procedures. We’re seeing at least in my practice, I’m seeing more and more women who want tummy tucks after they’ve had their kids. It seems like that has been a huge growth which means breast work tummy tuck work. Every surgeon is concerned about risk. If we think about it constantly, it goes into our planning, it goes into our care, it goes into our discussion with patience, how much risk are you willing to take. Plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery have inherent risks and they can be devastating. So, one has to really go to a well-qualified surgeon critically important and have the doctor explain what the risk or infection, bleeding, nerve injury, skin distortion, poor healing, skin sloughing, dry eyes. All this type of things are real and it’s a healing process and the face for example has to really settle down I mean it has to come out, the tissues have to settle, the skin has to relax again, everything is tight for the real shape to really start coming. Now, we’re doing a more and more short-scar work to reduce scarring, that’s a big thing in our field is one you’re maintaining the hair lines naturally to have less and less scarring so there’s more of a push at least in my practice and a lot of cosmetic surgeons practices for short-scar techniques oppose to the traditional longer scars if a patient fits in that criteria and that’s why people are getting things done younger because they can have less scarring. So, this has become extremely popular and I often ask patients to have their spouse come in and they need to hear this. And so risks are real concern. And as a plastic surgeon is to take it extremely seriously and it’s an honor to operate on someone and we take it in a very caring nurturing way. So today, we’re looking to do a complete facelift which means the eyebrows, the eyes, upper and lower lids, the cheeks, the face, the lower face and the neck. Often times, in trying to put it together, we look at the patients, see what they particularly need. Now, all patients don’t need a full faceli