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Common Cosmetic Surgery Myths

Posted on Oct 20, 2016 Plastic Surgery

As cosmetic surgery has grown more popular, myths and misconceptions have also become unfortunately prominent. These myths can prevent people from undergoing cosmetic surgery that can achieve real, positive changes.

Here are some common myths and their realities:

Myth: Cosmetic surgery is dangerous

Reality: The cosmetic procedures we offer are commonly performed and boast impressive safety records. The statistics on these procedures are clear and encouraging- when performed by our experienced, board-certified platic surgeon, cosmetic surgery does not pose a significant risk to your health.

Myth: Liposuction is a weight loss procedure

Reality: Liposuction is body contouring procedure that is designed to eliminate stubborn deposits of fat that don’t respond to diet and exercise. It’s only apprhttps://www.drbottger.com/body.htmlopriate for patients who are at or near their ideal bodyweights.

Myth: Cosmetic surgery can make you look like a celebrity.

Reality: A cosmetic procedure isn’t about transforming you into someone else. It’s about you and your goals. Cosmetic surgery isn’t going to make you look like a famous actress, but it will unlock your aesthetic potential and help you achieve your dreams.

Myth: Any cosmetic surgeon can safely perform plastic surgery

Reality: Your choice of plastic surgeon matters quite a bit. Your plastic surgeon should be experienced and board certified. Dr. Bottger has been practicing for decades and is an experienced, board-certified plasti surgeon. That matters- cosmetic surgery is safe, but only when performed by surgeons who understand the intricacies of the procedures.

We understand you likely still have questions about cosmetic surgery. We look forward to answering them and addressing all of your concerns so you can have a pleasant, successful plastic surgery experience.

If you live in or around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and you’re considering cosmetic surgery, please call Dr. David A. Bottger, M.D today at 610-355-1929 for a consultation.