Frequently Asked
Plastic Surgery Questions

Information and answers to questions about plastic surgery

Plastic surgery is a common procedure in the U.S. and people are often curious about it. However, many people do not know where to find information on it or how to ask questions about it. This article will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision about plastic surgery and answer any questions you may have.

What is a good age to get plastic surgery done?

Some people are afraid of getting plastic surgery done when they are too young. But the truth is that there is no age limit for surgery. It is just a matter of what you want to get done, and how much you want to spend on it.

A lot of people start considering plastic surgery at the age of 20-30 because they have been thinking about it for years and they are ready to take the next step. They have also saved up enough money and think that this will be a good time in their life to make such a change.

What are the different types of plastic surgery?

Plastic surgery is a medical term for surgical procedures that change the shape or function of the body. The word plastic derives from the Greek word “plastikos” which means “to mold or give form.”

There are two major types of plastic surgery: reconstructive and aesthetic. Reconstructive surgery helps to restore a person’s normal appearance after injury, disease, or congenital abnormality. Aesthetic surgery improves a person’s appearance without changing their normal functions.

The most common types of reconstructive and aesthetic surgeries are: breast augmentation, breast reduction, liposuction, rhinoplasty (nose job), facelift, eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty), and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).

What is the goal of a preoperative consultation?

A plastic surgery preoperative consultation is a medical consultation in which a surgeon discusses the patient’s surgical options and the risks, benefits, and alternatives to those procedures.

A plastic surgery preoperative consultation may include:

  • An assessment of the patient’s medical history
  • The physician’s assessment of the patient’s physical condition
  • Discussion about what the procedure entails and what to expect after surgery