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For the overwhelming majority of cases the answer is yes, however, all cosmetic surgery, regardless of procedure entails an element of risk. A full assessment of your current state of health, along with your medical history is made before surgery. All risks, no matter how remote are fully explained to you prior to surgery.
Three things must be kept in mind; your current state of health and medical history, desired outcome, and the motivation behind your decision. When you consult with a cosmetic surgeon at ALC Studio , these factors will be fully determined and explored. At times a patient may believe a certain cosmetic surgery procedure is right for them, when in fact, alternatives exist that are more suitable and may not require surgery at all
It depends upon the procedures. Combining surgeries can save time and money and also provide your surgeon the opportunity to have the procedures “work in concert” with each other. However, do not assume this will always be the case. There are several important variables that must be considered. As with all patients, decisions of this nature are always made on a case-by-case basis.
Generally speaking, age does not play a factor. However, it may be that certain procedures be put off until young patients reach full height and have stopped growing. The principle consideration is always the current state of health of a candidate. If age is a factor, your doctor will advise you during consultation.
Upon your visit to our clinic, you and your cosmetic surgeon will discuss your goals and the changes you wish to take place. A complete medical history will be taken and your current state of health will be determined. The doctor will explain the procedure, outline risks and viable options. You will have the opportunity to ask and get answers to any questions you may have. As with any surgery, you will sign an informed consent stating you understand the procedure, inherent risks and possible complications.
Depending upon the procedure and individual, recovery times vary. What may take a week for one patient may take two for another. In general, bruising takes a few days to dissipate and swelling may take up to few weeks. Rest and limited activity are the norm and are very important to speed healing and reduce recovery time. Regardless of the procedure, it is very important to follow the specific post-operative instructions provided by your doctor.
The FDA recently approved for general use silicone gel-filled implants and the findings of the Institute of Medicine and the FDA conclude that silicone, gel-filled implants do not cause major illnesses. This does not eliminate the possibility of a leak or rupture, however, should that happen, silicone gel is highly unlikely to be absorbed into surrounding tissue and can be removed in a straightforward manner.
Cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve the patient’s appearance and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is usually not covered by health insurance because it is elective.

Reconstructive surgery is performed on abnormal structures of the body, caused by congential defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors or disease. It is generally performed to improve function, but may also be done to approximate a normal appearance.

Cosmetic surgery is a unique discipline of medicine focused on enhancing appearance through surgical and medical techniques. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on all areas of the head, neck and body. Because treated areas function properly but lack aesthetic appeal, cosmetic surgery is elective.
Plastic surgery is defined as a surgical specialty dedicated to reconstruction of facial and body defects due to birth disorders, trauma, burns, and disease. Plastic surgery is intended to correct dysfunctional areas of the body and is reconstructive in nature.
Yes! As part of our comprehensive selection of body contouring procedures, Apollo Cosmetic Clinics is pleased to offer plastic surgery options tailored specifically to the needs of post-bariatric patients. These options include the removal of excess skin from the arms and neck, body lift procedures that target the thighs, arms, and other stubborn areas of the body, and liposuction for those pockets of fat that simply haven’t disappeared with time, diet, or exercise. Through such procedures, we will help you to look as healthy and fit as you truly are now that you have undergone your life-changing transformation.