Cosmetic Surgery for Dummies .
ISBN: 0764578359
EAN13: 9780764578359
Language: English
Pages: 388
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Cosmetic Surgery for Dummies .

Book Overview
Cosmetic surgery is one of today's hottest topics. From daytime talk shows and popular magazines to conversations at the salon, it seems that almost everyone has had it, is thinking about it, or knows someone who is getting it. Statistics show more and more women--and men--are having cosmetic surgery. And with all the options now available, it's important to be fully informed before you make any decisions about having a procedure. Now, Cosmetic Surgery For Dummies is here to guide you through today's top procedures, candidly addressing both the benefits and the risks. R. Merrel Olesen, MD, the medical director of the La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre, and Marie B.V. Olesen, a nationally known cosmetic surgery consultant, give you the tools you need to: Decide if surgery is right for you Find a qualified surgeon Set realistic expectations Evaluate the costs Enhance your recovery and results This plain-English guide shows you how to take advantage of all the advances in cosmetic surgery while avoiding the pitfalls that could compromise your safety or the quality of your result. From implants to liposuction to Botox, you'll understand the right questions to ask your doctor, how to prepare for surgery (both physically and financially), and the best ways to influence the healing process. You'll also: Discover the latest surgery techniques and medications Understand the different surgeon specializations Sort through the various non-surgical facial treatments Evaluate your post-op care options Cope with complications Deal with family, friends, and coworkers before and after surgery Complete with lists of questions to ask before surgery and top Web sites for cosmetic surgery information, Cosmetic Surgery For Dummies is a practical, friendly guide that will help you say hello to a new you
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Covers the latest techniques and non-invasive procedures Discover your options and make an informed choice Thinking about having cosmetic surgery? This plain-English guide walks you through today's top procedures, candidly addressing both the benefits and the risks. From implants to liposuction to Botox (R) , you'll understand the right questions to ask your doctor, how to prepare for surgery, and the best ways to influence the healing process. The Dummies way Explanations in plain English Get in, get out information Icons and other navigational aids Online cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Discover how to Decide whether surgery is right for you Find a qualified surgeon Set realistic expectations Evaluate the costs Make the surgical environment safe Get smart! @www dummies.com Find listings of all our books Choose from many different subject categories Sign up for eTips at etips.dummies.com