10 Plastic Surgery Mistakes No One Talks About
You've heard about the chance of blood clots and infection -- but these common plastic surgery side effects will shock you
Mistake No. 2: You don't check the doc's creds closely enoughSo, you're at your annual pap smear and one idle glance at the wall between your legs reveals your gynecologist now offers Botox injections. Or you're getting your teeth cleaned and there is a Juvederm poster above the sink advising you to "Kiss those laugh lines goodbye." Since when do your gynecologist and dentist care about your wrinkles? What the heck is going on?
Here's a newsflash: Regular docs can perform the same plastic surgeries as certified plastic surgeons. Dr. Leonard Tachmes says that any MD can claim to be a surgeon (and they are in growing numbers due to monetary incentives), but only a surgeon who is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery -- the only plastic surgery board recognized by the American Medical Association -- should be performing these aesthetic procedures.
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