Senior Plastic Surgery and the Age Factor

Plastic surgery for seniors has become increasingly popular. This may be due in part to the fact that seniors have remained active for longer time periods. Thus, a more youthful look can be very appealing to maintain an overall appearance of graceful aging. This may also be due to the fact that people are living healthier longer so they would like to receive the benefits of added longevity through a more youthful, healthy appearance. As well, pricing for plastic surgery procedures is sensible, with the advantage of flexible payment options through patient financing.

There are also some factors to consider when it comes to senior plastic surgery. Senior plastic surgery may require clearance from your physician to ensure that you are in good health for the procedure. Senior plastic surgery may require you to cease certain medications. Your plastic surgeon will also review any over the counter drugs and natural healing remedies that you may be taking to ensure that their use will not create a risk for complications during plastic surgery treatment.  In the past, some medical professionals felt that certain general anesthetics increased the risk of post-operative delirium in senior patients.  However, study results presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2011 in Chicago demonstrated that anesthetics used in general anesthesia do not result in post-operative delirium or cognitive difficulties during the recovery time period. While plastic surgery procedures are real surgery, the good news is that recovery times are generally smooth with aids that allow for maximum results.

If you are interested in a senior plastic surgery, call board certified Dr. David Abramson, New York, New York plastic surgeon for a thorough consultation at 201-731-3134!

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