Recipes Information

What You Should Know About Cosmetic Surgery


Cosmetic surgery is any surgical procedure that is designed to enhance your physical appearance. Unless the cosmetic surgery is required as the result of an accident, injury, or birth defect, the chances are the procedure will not be covered by your insurance.

Although cosmetic surgery may change your appearance and give you the confidence to face the world with a whole new attitude, it doesn't change who you "really" are inside. If you were lazy and unmotivated before your new nose, you're likely to still be lazy and unmotivated after.

The most common cosmetic surgery procedures are face lifts, liposuction, breast enhancement, "nose jobs" and "tummy tucks" but this is by no means the extent of what a cosmetic surgeon can do for you.

Cosmetic surgery is performed by a doctor who has undergone specialized training in either plastic or cosmetic surgery. When choosing a doctor always make sure that they have been certified by either the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) or the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS). They should have the certification document in plain view in their office.

You'll want to ask the following questions when you are interviewing the doctor:

How often have you done this procedure?

How long have you been doing this procedure?

What are the best and worst case results that I can expect from this procedure?

What are the potential risks or complications of this procedure?

What do I need to do to prepare myself for this procedure?

How much time will I have to lose from work or normal social activity?

How much pain or discomfort is associated with this procedure?

How much will this procedure cost?

Will I require any follow-up treatment and is it included in the price?

Will I require any prescription drugs?

Will my insurance cover all or part of the costs?

Most cosmetic surgery doctors will have a book of "Before and After" pictures that have been taken of patients who have given their permission to be included in the book. Not only should you ask to see the book, but also ask if you can receive a discount by agreeing to have your pictures added.

One of the worst reasons for having a cosmetic surgery procedure performed is because "everyone else is doing it". What may be right for one of your friends may not be right for you. That's why it is important to have a frank discussion with your doctor before having any procedure done. Tell your doctor what your expectations are and then listen very closely to the answer. If you think that having a face lift is going to get you a better job, then you may need to reconsider your thinking. Most people's lives do not change radically after cosmetic surgery is performed.

In fact, there are often unexpected results that accompany cosmetic surgery. You may wonder why someone with as much money as Barbara Streisand has never had her nose "fixed". When she was younger her doctor told her that changing the shape of her nose would alter her voice! That was a risk that Barbara was not willing to take.

Cosmetic surgery should not be rushed into. Take your time, shop around for the best doctor and make sure that you have a solid grasp on your expectations. The chances are you will have to live with the results of the procedure for the rest of your life.

Credit: Mike Jones of BodyFAQ.com, the health, body & beauty information site. Click here for related information on Plastic Surgery: http://www.bodyfaq.com/plastic-surgery.html


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


fox4kc.com

Twists on classic Thanksgiving recipes
fox4kc.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you're sick of the classic Thanksgiving dishes, chef Toby Freeland of L'Ecole Culinaire has come up with a few recipes you'll likely enjoy. Whether you're looking to add some flavor to your sides or desserts, there's an option ...



Boston.com

10 local chefs share their Thanksgiving side dish recipes
Boston.com
Pulse all of the ingredients together in a food processor and drizzle in the finishing oil. Scrape the sides of the bowl and pulse again until smooth. Season with salt, pepper and vinegar/lemon. Serve the dip with toasted bread. This recipe serves 3-4 ...

and more »


WABC-TV

13 Must-Try Recipes for a Thankful Turkey Day Dinner
WABC-TV
Each of these versatile Thanksgiving recipes are easy to make and are sure to keep your guests happy! 1. Holiday Sangria Cheers to one of the best meals of the year with this Holiday Sangria! (via Babble) Image source: Brooke McLay 2. Cranberry Glazed ...

and more »


Washington Post

From onion casserole to sticky rice stuffing, our readers' Thanksgiving family recipes tell a story
Washington Post
Thanksgiving is about giving thanks, but it is also about sharing — stories, traditions and, of course, food. The individual recipes that stand out in the day's feast often tell a story about our own heritage, beyond turkey and mashed potatoes. We ...



Aiken Standard

Google Trends Data, McCormick Recipes bring to life American 'Friendsgiving'
The Harlan Daily Enterprise
“Instead of focusing on stuffing and green beans – our test kitchens picked the most interesting recipes rising Friendsgiving week, like a pressure-cooked turkey breast, cheesy potatoes and chocolate gravy,” said Chef Kevan Vetter of the McCormick ...
Four recipes put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good useAiken Standard
Most-searched Thanksgiving recipes in each stateCT Post
Salinas Californian editorial staff share their favorite Thanksgiving recipesThe Salinas Californian
Evansville Courier & Press -PR Daily -San Diego Entertainer Magazine
all 387 news articles »


Well+Good

These are the top 9 holiday recipes, according to Pinterest
Well+Good
While accommodating your Paleo cousin, your brother's vegan girlfriend, and your own gluten sensitivity might seem daunting at first, your favorite digital location for recipe inspo is here to the rescue. You guessed it: Pinterest. Earlier this year ...



City Pages

Local chefs share their show-stopping (and fairly foolproof!) Thanksgiving recipes
City Pages
The only thing that could make it more magical is if you had, say, a trio of recipes from notable local chefs with which to utterly wow friends and family this Thanksgiving. Oh wait, you like, totally do -- you clicked this headline, you get it. Below ...



Evansville Courier & Press

Staff Recipes: Beef Stroganoff
Evansville Courier & Press
This isn't strictly a holiday recipe, but it's one I enjoy during the winter months because it's my version of comfort food on a cold day. It's also the first recipe my wife ever taught me, and I can do a pretty good job with it now, all things ...



The Hutchinson News

Here's to keeping traditions and traditonal recipes, for a change
The Hutchinson News
I like to play with my food. Mostly I mean “playing” in the abstract sense, exploring flavor combinations and involved techniques and unusual dishes. Although yes, I do appreciate messy foods. Specific recipes that I've made more than once are ...



NPR

Three Thanksgiving-Inspired Recipes From Blue Apron : The Salt ...
NPR
NPR's Michel Martin takes a peek into the Blue Apron test kitchen and speaks with the company's culinary director, Christopher Sorensen, for ideas on what to ...

and more »

Google News

home | site map
© 2006