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Ten Plastic Surgery Risks You Need To Know

Dreaming of making your appearance much more beautiful, if not perfect? Already collecting money for a plastic surgery?

At first glance it seems pretty easy to correct lips, or enlarge breasts, or make your nose smaller. Nowadays mass media teem with the examples of HAPPY operated celebrities. But you should always keep in mind that any plastic surgery is a real interference into a fragile human organism, and therefore it is fraught with serious complications. You must investigate them before you lie under the knife. Here are the ten plastic surgery risks listed in ascending order.

10. Hematoma

Hematoma is an abnormal deposit of clotted blood that usually occurs if patient has a high blood pressure. As a rule hematomas follow facelift.

9. Seroma

It is an abnormal collection of clear fluid in the surgical area that must be drained. This complication may develop after such plastic surgeries as liposuction, breast augmentation, or tummy tuck.

8. Necrosis

Necrosis is interpreted as the death of some tissue from surgical manipulation. Despite the fact that any procedure is attended by necrosis, your risks increase greatly if you are a smoker.

7. Nerve Injury

Nerve damage leads to muscle paralysis. It can occur with any plastic surgery if nerves are cut, stretched, or cauterized. As a result, patients experience loss of sensation or/and motor function in the particular area.

6. Infection

Infection is a common side effect of surgery. Almost all possible bacteria, fungi and viruses can penetrate into the organism even during liposuction. Often it happens because of unsterile conditions or lack of medical personnel’s professionalism.

5. Hypertrophic Scars

A scar is considered hypertrophic if it is thick, red, and unsightly. It is a matter of an experienced surgeon to cut so that the resulting scar will be minimal and imperceptible. It is a common practice to examine scars from previous operations and see how the patient’s skin heels.

4. Paresthesia

Paresthesia is a kind of sensational disorder. Temporary numbness at the site of an operation, pricking, “crawling ants” effect are all typical symptoms of paresthesia. Loss of sensation is the most common risk after breast plastic surgery.

3. Bleeding

Minor bleeding is inevitable during or/and after any surgery. But if this complication is not caught early it can lead to death.

2. Blepharoptosis

Ptosis presupposes drooping of the upper eyelid(s). Blepharoplasty as well as botox injections can result in lowering of the upper eyelid. This complication can cause the reduction of a patient’s vision.

1. Death

Death is the rarest but most feared of plastic surgery side effects. Even liposuction can lead to lethal outcome

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