Cosmetic surgery is one of today’s hottest topics. Fromdaytime talk shows and popular magazines to conversations at thesalon, it seems that almost everyone has had it, is thinking aboutit, or knows someone who is getting it. Statistics show more andmore women—and men—are having cosmetic surgery. Andwith all the options now available, it’s important to befully informed before you make any decisions about having aprocedure.
Now, Cosmetic Surgery For Dummies is here to guide youthrough today’s top procedures, candidly addressing both thebenefits and the risks. R. Merrel Olesen, MD, the medical directorof the La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre, and Marie B.V.Olesen, a nationally known cosmetic surgery consultant, give youthe tools you need to:
- Decide if surgery is right for you
- Find a qualified surgeon
- Set realistic expectations
- Evaluate the costs
- Enhance your recovery and results
This plain-English guide shows you how to take advantage of allthe advances in cosmetic surgery while avoiding the pitfalls thatcould compromise your safety or the quality of your result. Fromimplants to liposuction to Botox, you’ll understand the rightquestions to ask your doctor, how to prepare for surgery (bothphysically and financially), and the best ways to influence thehealing process. You’ll also:
- Discover the latest surgery techniques and medications
- Understand the different surgeon specializations
- Sort through the various non-surgical facial treatments
- Evaluate your post-op care options
- Cope with complications
- Deal with family, friends, and coworkers before and aftersurgery
Complete with lists of questions to ask before surgery and topWeb sites for cosmetic surgery information, Cosmetic Surgery ForDummies is a practical, friendly guide that will help you sayhello to a new you!
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