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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY


Posted June 06, 2014 in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is not necessarily a luxury. People opt for these procedures to get rid of permanent marks on their body or to improve and enhance the appearance of a body part. These surgeries can help you gain confidence and increases one self esteem.

This article discusses a few tips that can help you make the best choice.

  • Research well about your potential surgeon. Going under the knife is not something to take lightly. The surgeon you select must be reputable and experienced. Talk to the people and find out if they can recommend a good surgeon. The choice of surgeon is the most important part of the decision making. When going through consultation, ensure you spend quality time with the surgeon discussing the procedure. If the surgeon does not have enough time for you, choose another one.
  • During the surgery, you may experience loss of blood. Bleeding is the side effect of any surgery. Ensure you do not bleed in excess. If excessive bleeding occurs after the surgery, the blood may pool under the skin that need additional surgery to correct it. Discuss with your doctor about the blood loss and bruising. It helps you know what to expect.
  • Prior the surgery, you need to make home accessible. Keep all important things at your arms reach. If you can, arrange a helper for household. It makes things easy for you.
  • The surgeon is the best person to talk to. If your doctor dislikes a particular procedure, it might have a sound reason. In this case, you can get an opinion of another doctor.
  • Keep your body hydrated. Drink more water than normal, prior one month to these procedures.

No matter on which procedure you decide on, choose a surgeon who is qualified to carry the surgery in the right manner. Find out if the license is legitimate. Call the state licensing bureau to know the status of their license.

There are many benefits of cosmetic surgery. It improves the quality of your life. It can reconstruct your skin and helps you feel all new again. It can offer you a new nose, fuller lips, younger eyes. It is up to you which surgery you want to undergo.

Cosmetic surgery NY

When in NY, contact Dr. Doughlas A Taranow. He is a reputable cosmetic surgeon offering plastic and reconstructive surgeries in NY.