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Dr.Sompob Sansiri’s Warning: Too Much of a Good Thing.
If you want to have multiple procedures done, then, it's strongly recommended that you prioritize those surgeries in the order in which you want them done rather than trying to have multiple procedures done at once.
“If you want to have multiple procedures done, then, it's strongly recommended that you prioritize those surgeries in the order in which you want them done rather than trying to have multiple procedures done at once,” said Dr.Sompob Sansiri, lead plastic surgeon at SP Cosmetic Surgery Center.
Some time ago we opened one of our blog entries with an anecdote about Michael Jackson, whose series of plastic surgeries had become a matter of tabloid legend twenty years ago. Mr. Jackson's cases were, however, sequential and his cause of death was (as was also covered widely in the tabloids and some legitimate news sources) a mater of malpractice unassociated with plastic surgery. Whereas the vast number of procedures done on Mr. Jackson have long been thought to have contributed to his increasingly garish appearance over the years, never was it said that he'd had a multiplicity of the procedures done at once. Those doctors who purport to be able to perform multiple procedures in the same surgery session-- say, a rhinoplasty (nose job,) brow lift, breast augmentation, and breast lift during the same operation may do so to convince the patient that she'll save money in the long run.
These doctors-- and the term “doctors” is used loosely here-- are misrepresenting the practice of medicine as a whole and putting their patients' lives at risk. They should be avoided at all costs, no matter how cheaply they tell you they can perform the procedures you want done.
There are exceptions to this recommendation:
Most cosmetic procedures are done in order to fix flaws one sees on her body, either as a matter of natural course (say, aging or weight gain) or to improve the appearance of one or more body parts after a traumatic event. There is a tendency in both of these sorts of cases for the patient to want to get everything done at once, and that's understandable:
“If you have a series of surgeries you want done, know that you'll still have to heal from each of them, and that any qualified physician will know the risks involved with the procedures you desire on a case-by-case basis,” added Dr.sompob Sansiri. It's best to take every potential procedure seriously and, as such, to take into consideration that doing multiple procedures at one time might not be advisable given the amount of work involved in each procedure.
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