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Plastic Surgery Myths

When you’ve decide to have plastic surgery to change something about yourself that makes you unhappy, it is always scary and filled with many worries. Add to the fact that many myths are out there and it can be a very petrifying experience when you hear such things and you’ve decided to have plastic surgery North Carolina. Here we will take a look at some of these myths as well as the truth behind them.

Myth 1: All Cosmetic Surgeons are Plastic Surgeons

A cosmetic surgeon is far different than a plastic surgeon. Only a cosmetic surgeon has the experience and expertise you need for such a time in your life. Always search for Board Certified Plastic Surgeons.

Myth 2: Silicone Breast Implants are Unsafe

Numerous studies conducted on silicone and saline breast implants indicate both are safe and unknown of dangers. In fact, in 2006 the FDA released these implants for sale on the market and hearings in 2011 further proved their safety.

Myth 3: Silicone Implants Leak

Older silicone implants have given the product a bad name but the truth is, the implants have gotten far more durable over time. The break and leak rate of the implant is about 1%, a number that is considerably low.

Myth 4: Liposuction Fat goes elsewhere on the Body

Liposuction is a procedure that removes fat and fat cells from the specific area using a special tube. The fat does not go anywhere else on the body and will not come back as long as you exercise and burn more calories than you consume daily.

Now that these myths are cleared it is time to schedule your appointment and make the life changes that you want to make to be at your best.  There are many other myths, but these are the most common.