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Category: Preparing for Plastic Surgery

What Foods Should I Avoid Before My Plastic Surgery?

Posted January 18, 2021

3 Minute Read:  Many surgeons will advise you to avoid consuming certain things when preparing for a plastic surgery procedure—usually starting six weeks before your operation. Most doctors will cover the basics: consume no alcohol or nicotine, check your existing medications—especially blood thinners—to ensure they will not create additional complications, and take similar precautions. These […]

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Why Is It Important to Have Pre Surgery Lab Work?

Posted October 13, 2020

2 Minute Read:  I have recently read numerous plastic surgery blogs that state that multiple plastic surgeons do not require any testing prior to the patient’s surgery. As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I want to stress how important it is for a patient to have bloodwork done prior to any elective surgery in which they […]

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