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Before surgery

Nose

Why is it recommended to minimize the number of cigarettes smoked before the operation or even to stop smoking?

Within 2-3 weeks before the date of the operation smokers should drastically reduce the number of cigarettes smoked, or even stop smoking in order to avoid the risk of violations of the wound healing process. Nicotine constricts blood vessels, thus reducing tissue blood supply.

Lips

Is it necessary to pre-prepare the skin?

Prior to surgery take care of the corresponding region of the skin, using special products for skin care. This will increase metabolism in the skin and activate the process of regeneration.

Eye

What does “socially acceptable” mean? For which period i will “fall of” normal rhythm of life?

The concept of “socially acceptable” is used when a disinterested third party cannot make conclusions about the performance of an esthetic intervention based on evidencing signs, for example, such as bruising, swelling, or etc. Obviously, intervention on the face area is more important in terms of returning to everyday life than intervention in order to change body shapes.
 

Lips

Is it possible to take all medications as usual?

Administration of blood thinners should be discontinued during three weeks prior to the surgery or your primary care physician should replace them with another drug. In addition, you must  consider the blood-thinning effect of certain vitamins or green tea.

Nose

From what age is possible to conduct cosmetic manipulation?

At the age less than 18 years cosmetic manipulations should not be performed. Usually, they are declined in accordance with the provisions of the statute of professional associations. An exception to this rule is the correction of malformations, such as in the breast area or the shape of the ears.
 

Eye

Is surgeon responsible for causing harm?

The surgeon is legally obliged to arrange liability insurance for causing harm to third parties. Prepared insurance should be available for awareness of the general public.

Eye

Is it permitted to show photos “before” and “after”?

Since 01.04.2006, in accordance with the provisions of the new law on pharmaceuticals photos “before” and “after” plastic surgery are not allowed to be shown.

Nose

When is it allowed to take sunbathes, swim, and visit the sauna again?

For at least 3 months after the surgery you have to protect surgery area from uv-rays. Otherwise, dark scars or dark spots may occur. Chlorinated water can cause discoloration and permanent whitening (the skin). You should avoid visiting sauna for two to three months, depending on the type of surgery. Significantly enhanced susceptibility to postoperative edema occurrence is further exacerbated by the heat of sauna.

Nose

What kind of breast implants are used, what certificates they have?

Only high quality products from leading manufacturers like Mentor and Polytech, including Ultralight "B-Lite" Implants are used.

Eye

What is plastic surgery? Does ordinary health insurance cover the costs?

Plastic surgery means plastic surgery, which is performed without any medical indications for esthetic reasons, to improve an appearance. This means that it is carried out on the body without any disease present. These interventions are not covered by health insurance, and are subject to vat. Usually, they are not subject to tax deduction.

Eye

Is Fordyce’s disease contagious?

No. This means marked increase of sebaceous glands, which are perceived as „disturbing“.

Nose

Is it possible to treat Fordyce’s disease using laser?

Enlarged sebaceous glands are located in derma. Therefore, the initial laser treatment is not promising. Long-lasting effect is achieved only by removing these glands with the help of microtweezers.

Nose

Fordyce’s disease can also affect the lips, so, is it possible to remove it at this location?

These sebaceous glands are often located in the red border of lips. If they cause any discomfort or are conspicuous, they can also be removed with micro punch scalpel.

Lips

Is it possible to use aspirated fat for other purposes?

Due to the fact that aspirated fat consists of adipose and stem cells, it is perfect for further use, for instance as a filler or, for example, for breast augmentation. In addition, adipose tissue contains factors which stimulate blood circulation, thereby improving blood flow to the skin and the complexion becomes more fresh and youthful.

Lips

Hilft Fettabsaugen gegen Cellulite?

Cellulite kann positiv durch eine Fettabsaugung beeinflusst werden. Die Fettzellen werden entfernt und die Bindegewebsschicht kann sich glätten, die Dellen können sich verringern oder verschwinden ganz.

Lips

Können Schwangerschaftsstreifen oder Überdehnungsnarben (Striae) alternativ behandelt werden?

Ein neuer Ansatz ist das Lipofilling - die körpereigenen fettenthaltenden Stammzellen  reparieren die Schäden an der überdehnten Haut.

Lips

Können permanente Filler wieder entfernt werden?

Abhängig von der Tiefe der Infiltration und abhängig vom Präparat können permanente Filler bestenfalls beinahe komplett wieder entfernt werden.

After surgery

Eye

How does smoking influence healing process after surgery?

Smoking causes vasoconstriction and reduces the blood supply. For healing the tissue requires active blood supply. Thus, at reduced blood supply wound healing is delayed. This can lead to abnormal healing process and visible scar formation.

Lips

Does treatment of Fordyce’s disease affect sensitivity of penis or mouth?

No, the sensitivity is completely preserved.

Eye

Is it possible to independently drive home by car after the surgery?

Do not drive and do not get home on your own, ask somebody to bear company for you. The drugs used may have a negative impact on your ability to drive.

Nose

Do scars remain after a facelift?

“hidden” incisions at classical facelift are made in the front and rear boundaries of the ear with an extension to the scalp area. After an optimal wound healing minimal scars are inconspicuous.

Nose

Is it necessary to wear a plaster splint after rhinoplasty?

Depending on the size of rhinoplasty, an adhesive bandage or plaster splint are applied. When correcting nasal bone carcass the splint is worn for 10 days.

Lips

When it is possible to have sex again?

It always depends on the type and location of the plastic and surgical intervention. Usually, you can have sex after the completion of scarring process and the removal of the sutures.

Nose

When it is possible to evaluate the final result of the operation?

Depending on the type of plastic and surgical intervention it is expected to observe final results with normal wound healing process after three to six months.

Eye

Is it advisable to use lymphatic drainage procedure after the intervention?

Certainly it is, because due to this special procedure lymph drainage and distribution are improved.

Nose

Wann kann ich nach einer Bruststraffung wieder arbeiten gehen?

Abhängig von implantations Schicht ist eine Büro Arbeit in der Regel nach einer Woche, Physisch intensive Arbeit sowie Sport für Oberkörper sollte bis 8 wochen vermieden werden.