The modern age has put an enormous amount of pressure on humans to look good, and as a result, the business of cosmetic surgeons has experienced a significant boom. Most of the people do not understand that cosmetic surgeries have the same risks as other surgeries, even if you manage to find the right plastic surgeon.
You must make sure that your surgeon informs about all the potential risks associated with a particular procedure. If you suffer an uninformed injury, you are entitled to file for damages by hiring a qualified Miami medical malpractice attorney. Therefore, we have listed here seven adverse health effects of plastic surgeries so that you go under the knife will all the information you deserve to know.
Like all operations, plastic surgeries also carry the risk of causing infections in the patients predominantly because of improper nursing of wounds. Even though there is ample awareness of the issue at hand, still, infections remain one of the most common complications of plastic surgeries.
- Nerve Damage:
Nerve damage is pretty standard in any invasive surgery, and plastic surgeries are no exception to it. If you have numbness and tingling in the fingers after plastic surgery, it is a sign of nerve damage. Moreover, a considerable number of women have reported a reduction in nipple sensations after breast augmentation surgeries.
Hematoma is a common complication of any invasive surgery, including plastic surgeries like facelifts in which a pocket of blood forms beneath the skin and makes it look like a bruise. Most cases heal with time, but chronic ones may lead to severe complications in which the collected blood has to be drained out by invasive procedures.
Seroma is quite similar to a hematoma, but the only difference is that instead of blood, serum starts to pool beneath the surface of the skin and leads to swelling and chronic pain. Tummy tucks are most vulnerable to seromas, and in some cases, they get infected and are then drained by needles.
- Blood loss:
Plastic surgery is an invasive procedure in which it is common to lose a considerable amount of blood. But, in some cases, blood loss can be so much that it will make the blood pressure fall significantly. As a result, the patient can suffer severe cardiovascular incidents like heart attacks and strokes.
- Organ Damage:
Some plastic surgeries like liposuction can prove to be traumatic for the internal organs because surgical probes inserted to remove fat, operate in the vicinity of critical organs. Therefore, there is a genuine chance of your organs getting nicked in the process, which can cause severe complications.
- Body scarring:
It is ironic that on the one hand, plastic surgeries are meant to enhance the looks of an individual, but on the other, they can give your body some ugly scars, especially in procedures like tummy tucks.
Firstly, you shall be happy about the way you look, and if not, you must strive to improve it by natural means because plastic surgeries carry risks, and no matter how many times you go under the knife, there will always be something to perfect. It is a never-ending process.
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