Plastic Surgery: Possible Side Effects

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Looking into your plastic surgery options and wondering what some of the possible side effects are going to be? Anytime someone undergoes a surgical procedure there are going to be some potential side effects and understanding what they are is beneficial to your overall recovery. If there are one or more side effects that you are concerned about, then speaking with a plastic surgeon, also known as a cosmetic surgeon, about your concerns is highly recommended. An experienced plastic surgeon can address your concerns as well as answer any questions you may have about the plastic surgery procedures you would like to have performed.

Types of plastic surgery

The following is a list of some of the more common types of plastic surgery that people are looking into nowadays. Some people often choose to have only one procedure performed. That said, many people are choosing to have two or even three procedures as well.

  • Botox treatments
  • Face lift, arm lift, brow lift, buttocks lift, eyelid lift, neck lift or thigh lift
  • Breast lift, breast augmentation, breast reconstruction, breast reduction
  • Liposuction
  • Rhinoplasty, or nose job

Possible side effects

The following is a list of some of the side effects that can come with having plastic surgery. Some are more serious than others.

  • Getting an infection at the place of incision
  • Bleeding, which could necessitate a second surgical procedure or a blood transfusion
  • Damage to the nerves, which could be temporary or permanent
  • A buildup of fluid under the skin
  • Anesthesia-related problems such as blood clots
  • Bruising and swelling around the surgical area

While all these side effects are not extremely common by any means, it would help to be aware of these issues before your procedure. That way, you can tell your doctor about any symptoms before they fully develop.

Why choose plastic surgery?

Plastic surgery can give someone the minimal changes they want, or it can help those looking for dramatic changes to their outside appearance. Choosing to have this type of surgery is a very personal decision and therefore should only be done to enhance the happiness of the person who wants the changes. It is a surgical process that allows people to match their inner feeling with their outside appearance.

Can we answer any of your questions?

Do you have any plastic surgery questions we can answer for you? If you do, we invite you to contact us as soon as you have a moment to discuss your options. We understand that there is tons of information available on the internet, and we want to make sure that you have the correct information. If you are ready to make a consultation appointment with our plastic surgeon, then simply let us know what a convenient time for you to come in is so we can accommodate you. Our team has seen nearly every case imaginable, so we can address your unique concerns with a caring and knowledgeable approach.

Looking for info on plastic surgery near the 28801 area? Call Asheville Plastic Surgery- James M. McDonough, M.D. at (828) 386-9733.