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Frequently Asked Questions about Plastic Surgery
A : The term “plastic” in surgery has nothing to do with plastic in the conventional sense. In fact, did you know that the term plastic surgery originated 70 years before the term “plastic” as in petroleum products? The surgical term is derived from the Greek form πλαστική (τέχνη), plastikē meaning modeling, sculpting, or reshaping.
A: Yes, it is a must as it is the only board acknowledged and approved by the National Board of Medical Specialties. Also look for years of experience in the procedures you are seeking. Meet with the doctor and his staff to make sure that your questions are answered, you understand the best course of treatment, and you feel comfortability with the quality of care and communication. To verify a surgeon’s certification status, contact the American Board of Plastic Surgery at 215-587-9322 or visit the board’s website at www.abplsurg.org or the American Board of Medical Specialties at www.abms.org or by phoning 1-800-776-2378
A : There is no right age for plastic surgery depending on the circumstances. Physical health, mental health, and tolerating the healing process are more important factors in weighing candidates for surgical procedures.?