Patients are increasingly demanding cosmetic procedures with as little downtime as possible. They want to walk out of a procedure without the drowsiness of general anesthesia. Now more than ever cosmetic procedures such as laser liposuction, tummy tucks, breast augementation and varicose vein laser surgery can be performed with just local anesthesia. This is a definite trend of the future!
You can listen my Ask the Expert show about cosmetic surgery performed completely under local anesthesia. Click onto the link above.
In health and beauty,
Walter W. Tom, MD