Below are some of the most frequently asked questions patients have about Cosmetic Surgery. If you have any other questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, we would love to hear from you.
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|COSMETIC SURGERY||RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY|
|Performed to reshape normal structures||Performed to reconstruct abnormal body structures|
|Goal is to improve patient’s appearance and self-esteem||Goal is to improve function and at times to approximate a normal appearance|
|Elective procedure||Essential procedure|
|Not covered by health insurance||Usually covered by health insurance|
If you are still uncertain about whether you should proceed with cosmetic surgery, then perhaps you should re-examine your expectations of cosmetic surgery and be honest with yourself. One of the most important keys to cosmetic surgery success is being honest with yourself and your surgeon. Why do you want cosmetic surgery? What do you expect it to do for you? Cosmetic surgery will produce physical changes. It may even boost your self-esteem. However, if through surgery you hope to influence how someone else feels about you, you may end up disappointed.
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