The Importance of Choosing A Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

February 5, Marketing Specialist

You’ve likely seen “board-certified plastic surgeon” when doing research on the right plastic surgeon for you. But what exactly does that mean? Let’s take a look at what is required of a board-certified plastic surgeon, how they receive that title, and how you can find out if a surgeon has that distinction. What Does It Mean To Be Board-Certified? When…

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Why More Men Are Getting Plastic Surgery

December 29, dlm_admin

Plastic surgery is most often associated with procedures for women, such as breast augmentation and mommy makeovers. However, plastic surgery has quickly become popular for men who want to enhance their appearance. According to The Aesthetic Society, the number of men receiving plastic surgery has tripled from 1995 to 2015 and it’s expected that numbers will continue to rise based…

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Do You Have to Remove Jewelry for Plastic Surgery?

December 29, dlm_admin

Being asked to remove jewelry for your surgical procedure can be tough – especially if it’s an important wedding ring or favorite body piercing. But it’s also extremely important to ensure your surgical procedure remains safe and low risk. Here’s what to know about removing your jewelry for plastic surgery and what questions you should ask during your private consultation…

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How to Prepare for Your Outpatient Surgery

October 3, dlm_admin

If you are about to undergo your first surgical procedure, you may feel overwhelmed and uncertain about what to expect and how to prepare. These preparation guidelines will help you know what to expect so that you can feel more relaxed and comfortable on your surgery day. What is Outpatient Surgery Outpatient or “same day” surgery is a surgical procedure…

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Can You Have Surgery on Your Period?

September 7, dlm_admin

Many women are concerned about getting their period on the day of their surgery – sometimes it feels like your period starts at the most inconvenient time. However, there is no need to stress since accommodations can be made if you are on your period at the time of surgery. Preparing for Surgery While on Your Period The short answer…

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How Did Plastic Surgeons Get Their Name?

August 11, dlm_admin

If you are new to plastic surgery, you probably have some questions about common terms used in the field. Many patients also have misconceptions about the term “plastic surgery” itself, associating it with the plastic material used in everyday items. Learn more about the history of plastic surgery, how plastic surgeons are trained, and more. The History of Plastic Surgery…

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Cost & Plastic Surgery: What You Should Know

July 19, dlm_admin

One of the most common questions we receive during a plastic surgery consultation is “how much will this cost?” As a general rule of thumb, cost is related to the amount of time we spend in the operating room. Because every patient has different anatomy and we customize care, each patient will have a different surgical plan and time estimate….

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Health Risks of Plastic Surgery and How to Avoid Them

June 20, dlm_admin

While plastic surgery is considered very safe in general, as with any type of surgery there are some associated risks. At Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery, our first priority is your health and safety. We take steps to help patients avoid common risks and make sure that you are informed and prepared for the procedure and recovery process. Below are a…

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Financing Options for Your Plastic Surgery Procedure

May 10, dlm_admin

Many people believe that plastic surgery is unaffordable for them because they are unaware of the many options that are available to help finance a procedure. We believe that cost should not be a barrier to achieving your cosmetic goals, reducing uncomfortable symptoms, or boosting your self-confidence. This is why Mountain Lake Plastic Surgery accepts various payment options including medical…

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What is the Difference Between a “Cosmetic surgeon” and a “Plastic Surgeon”?

October 29, dlm_admin

If you’re new to plastic surgery, understanding different terms can be confusing. Many people mistakenly believe that a “cosmetic surgeon” and a “plastic surgeon” are the same, for example. While they are somewhat similar, there are some differences in training and the procedures performed for cosmetic surgeons vs. plastic surgeons. Cosmetic Surgery vs. Plastic Surgery Plastic surgery is a general…

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