Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Malpractice
In the past, plastic surgery carried a shame with it. People viewed it as something disgraceful; to change the way you look. Now, there are millions of cosmetic and plastic surgeries being done each year. Instead of eluding to talk about undergoing or having had done a plastic or cosmetic surgery, people are posting or talking about their experiences with family and friends. Plastic surgery has even reached all forms of social media, which has altered everyone’s perception on having plastic surgery. There are even shows that show peoples transformations on how they looked before and after the surgery was done to them. But what happens when something goes terribly wrong during that process?
If you or someone you care for has had a terrible experience and suffered injuries after a cosmetic or plastic surgery, you can acquire monetary rewards for the malpractice that happened to you.
What Problems Can Arise After a Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery?
Even though these surgeries are performed on a day to day basis, there is always room for errors. All surgeries contain risks. Not all results that have come from plastic surgeries have been positive in nature. Sometimes, you can either not be happy with the outcome, or face an injury/emotional distress because of the surgery. Many factors can play into why surgical mistakes occur such as, carelessness, inexperience, an absence of adequate training and education, and even substance abuse while performing a surgery.
Plastic surgery can contain a series of severe side effects. Some of those side effects include, but are not limited to:
- Lidocaine overdose
Factors that Increase the Risk of Cosmetic & Plastic Surgical Error
The patients Unfeasible Assumptions; Patients need to be made aware of what can happen before, throughout, and after the surgery has occurred. Sometimes these procedures are restricted in generating the exact results that the patient was expecting to see. Regardless of the matter, surgeons have to use their knowledge and skills to make sure that they try to achieve those exact expectations.
The patients physical and emotional health state before the operation; The patient has to try and be in a good emotional and physical health before the surgery. It is advisable to stop smoking, and to stop any supplements or medications that can interfere with the surgeries outcome. The patient needs to tell the surgeon if they are consuming any medications before-hand.
The patient undergoing more than one procedure, or a lengthy surgery; Having many surgeries or facing a long surgery poses a greater threat for complications, and it is vital that the patient is made aware of that.
Unskilled Surgeons; Being a plastic surgery surgeon requires a lot of knowledge. Sometimes a surgeon being poorly trained can be a risk in producing poor quality results and even serious injuries to the patient. It is paramount for the the patient ask as much questions as possible, research on the surgeon who will be performing on them, view pictures and reviews on the results they have achieved, and most importantly that the patient feel comfortable with that surgeon.
Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Malpractice Claims
Before deciding to perform this life changing surgery, do all your research to find out what can happen, what is needed, who to go to, and especially on the surgeon’s credentials. If you do experience any physical or emotional harm from the surgery, you can be eligible to file a Miami medical malpractice claim. Do not delay and contact us today. We are here to lend a helping hand.
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