What is Cosmetic Surgery or Plastic Surgery?

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Posted December 07, 2010 in Plastic Surgery News, by Dr. Fiorillo

These days the pressure to look young and attractive is increasing on both men and women alike. As a result, cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery has become very popular. This is especially because the media is highly publicizing models and actors who have gone under the knife to correct their imperfections or to hide the signs of aging. When men and women look at the faces and bodies of these models and actors on magazine covers, they too want to look and feel their best.

Cosmetic science has come a long way since the 1980s. No longer can others notice the tell-tale signs of any kind of surgery being performed on your face and other parts of the body. While cosmetic science hasn’t discovered the fountain of eternal youth, it can definitely help you improve and correct your appearance tarnished by aging.

How to choose a good surgeon?

If you wish to get cosmetic surgery or plastic surgery in NYC then you have plenty of choices. A quick Google search will give you lots of names and addresses of surgeons who perform cosmetic surgery. But you will have to be very careful. Do not choose your surgeon simply because he/she is offering you a cheap makeover. Many times these doctors are actually quacks and end up spoiling your surgery and health. Hence, check your doctor’s qualifications, credentials and also ask for trustworthy testimonials. Do some snooping around to check the worthiness of your doctor. Also, look into the credentials of the other medical staff; after all, they will be the one staking care of you post surgery. The staff taking care of you should be well qualified to take care of the needs of patients post-surgery. Many patients of cosmetic surgery are often left complaining that the staff attending to them after the surgery was not attentive and caring.

Select a doctor who is reputed to take keen interest in every patient. Your doctor will first diagnose and then recommend a proper surgery plan to you. Many times the doctor might also need to perform reconstructive procedures for you after the first initial procedure.

Cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery in NYC is in high demand these days because people are easily influenced by their Hollywood idols. Nonetheless, there is no harm in cosmetic surgery if you wish to improve your looks or want to get rid of flaws like burn and accident scars. Many times people with imperfect facial or physical features lack confidence because they are constantly bullied and harassed by others.

Stock images of models are used throughout this website and should not be interpreted as actual patients of our practice. Individual results may vary.