Plastic Surgery Complications / Plastic Surgery Mistakes
(Expert repairs by Dr. Bryan Vekovius)
The goal of any plastic surgery is to create a beautiful, youthful, and natural appearance. Because surgery is an art and not an exact science though, the cosmetic surgery outcome may not always be favorable. Most “complications” of cosmetic surgery are not true complications but rather unrealized expectations. In some cases, however, true complications do occur.
How the patient heals is often the greatest contributor to undesired results. Some patients form excessive scarring both internally or externally, leading to malposition or malfunction of the tissues. Post operative hemorrhage and swelling, outdated techniques, under-experienced or poorly trained surgeons, poor judgment, misinterpretations of the underlying problem, poor wound healing or chance may also play a role in an unsatisfactory outcome. Often, plastic surgery mistakes will correct themselves over time, but when the bad plastic surgery is on the most visible part of your body, that is your face, the results can be devastating, and a solution to the problem should be sought.