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How long does surgery take?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

The time required for a specific surgical procedure depends on what is being done. Minor procedures are often completed inRead more ›

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What kind of anesthesia will I receive?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

We use local, twilight or general anesthesia, depending on the procedure. You will discuss anesthesia with an anesthesiologist, prior toRead more ›

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How much pain will I experience?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

The level of pain depends on the type of procedure and the pain threshold of that patient. These factors areRead more ›

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How long does recovery take after surgery?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

The time varies based on the individual patient, but usually lasts a few hours. The initial recovery from the anesthesiaRead more ›

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When can I return to work?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

The time required for healing depends on the procedure. You may be able to return within days or need aRead more ›

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Does my health insurance cover plastic surgery?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

Generally, if the procedure is performed for cosmetic reasons, insurance will not cover it. However, reconstructive surgeries are often fullyRead more ›

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What is the difference between cosmetic and reconstructive procedures?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

Patients choose cosmetic surgery to change a part of the body that is healthy and normal. Reconstructive surgery is designedRead more ›

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Can I finance my plastic surgery?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

We can help with financing for patients. We will provide an application at your consultation, so you can apply forRead more ›

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How long do the results last?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

The procedure, age of the patient, presence of other health conditions and other factors influence the length of time aRead more ›

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Where is the surgery performed?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

Your procedure may be performed in the operating room in our office, outpatient surgery center or a local hospital. TheRead more ›

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How many procedures can I have at one time?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

The possibility of multiple procedures is decided at the discretion of the doctor. There are benefits, including less time spentRead more ›

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Will I have visible scars?

Posted August 28, 2012 in Frequently asked questions

In some procedures, the doctor is able to place the incisions in areas where scars will be less visible. InRead more ›