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Whether it is for augmentation, liposuction, or a lift, women often go into plastic surgery without being aware of all the aspects. This book, written by a female plastic surgeon, gives an objective, knowledgeable overview of the different procedures and includes topics such as decision making, smart questions to ask, expectations, possible complications, and recovery.
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With remarkable clarity, precision, and depth, Dr. Jean M. Loftus, a board certified plastic surgeon, explains exactly what cosmetic plastic surgery can and cannot accomplish. Written in an inviting and understandable style, these are just some of the issues the book confronts: The hidden costs of cosmetic surgery and how to uncover them; Telltale signs that indicate you have had cosmetic surgery, and how to get your surgeon to avoid them; How to avoid everyday medications that can ruin your results or lengthen your recovery; The difference between lasers, chemical peels, and dermabrasion - and how to determine which one is most appropriate in your case; Different techniques for facelifts and eyelid surgery, and why some work better than others; The newest procedures such as Botox and ultrasonic liposuction - are they really better than the old standards?; How to tell if you need liposuction or a tummy tuck, and what is involved in each; The facts about silicone gel breast implants and why only saline implants are now available; The truth about cellulite, thigh lifts, spider veins, age spots, permanent makeup; and just about everything else available in the cosmetic plastic surgery arena.About the Author:
Jean M. Loftus, M.D., is a plastic and reconstruction surgeon in Cincinnati. She also serves on the surgery faculty of the University of Cincinnati and lectures several times a year.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0809225832
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