Cosmetic Surgery for Dummies .

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April 2005



Covers the latest techniques and non-invasive procedures Discover your options and make an informed choice Thinking about having cosmetic surgery? This plain-English guide walks you through today's top procedures, candidly addressing both the benefits and the risks. From implants to liposuction to Botox(r), you'll understand the right questions to ask your doctor, how to prepare for surgery, and the best ways to influence the healing process. Discover how to Decide whether surgery is right for you Find a qualified surgeon Set realistic expectations Evaluate the costs Make the surgical environment safe


Introduction. Part I: Considering Cosmetic Surgery. Chapter 1: Entering the Golden Age of Cosmetic Surgery. Chapter 2: Making a Decision about Cosmetic Surgery. Chapter 3: Looking Out for Your Safety. Part II: Preparing for Cosmetic Surgery. Chapter 4: Prequalifying: Beginning Your Search for a Surgeon. Chapter 5: Choosing Your Surgeon. Chapter 6: Getting Ready Financially. Chapter 7: Getting Ready Physically. Part III: Exploring Your Options. Chapter 8: Sprucing Up Your Face without Surgery. Chapter 9: Finding Out about Facial Cosmetic Surgery. Chapter 10: Winning by a Nose: Rhinoplasty. Chapter 11: Getting the Skinny on Liposuction. Chapter 12: Dejunking Your Trunk: Body Contouring Procedures. Chapter 13: Restructuring Your Body after Massive Weight Loss. Chapter 14: Increasing Your Assets: Breast Augmentation. Chapter 15: Getting a Pick-Me-Up: Breast Lift. Chapter 16: Streamlining Your Form with Breast Reduction. Part IV: Going for It: Preparation and Recovery. Chapter 17: Assessing the Risks and Preparing for Surgery. Chapter 18: Recovering after Surgery. Chapter 19: Finding Happy Endings. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten (Or So) Myths about Cosmetic Surgery. Chapter 21: Ten Questions to Ask Yourself before Pursuing Cosmetic Surgery. Chapter 22: (Almost) Ten Ways to Get Great Results from Cosmetic Surgery. Appendix: Internet Resources. Index.


R. Merrel Olesen, MD has over 30 years of plastic surgery experience. He has written patient information and informed consent materials used by millions of patients. Marie B.V. Olesen has worked with hundreds of plastic surgery practices to help them understand how to meet the needs of cosmetic surgery patients.

EAN: 9780764578359
ISBN: 0764578359
Untertitel: 'For Dummies'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2005
Seitenanzahl: 388 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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