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Plastic Perfection MARK A. SCHUSTERMAN, MD, FACS

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Board of Plastic Surgery American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Texas Surgical Society Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons

How we appear to another person matters immensely to most people. The first impression is almost always about the look of a person, where many decide whether they would like to talk to a person or not. A large percentage of people are insecure about the genetic package they have received, while only a few are totally comfortable in their own skin. The ingenious ways in which humans seek to better themselves has even extended to the point of reshaping their bodily shape.

Plastic surgery Houston is a very controversial area of medicine, which is due to the fact that most changes are cosmetic in nature and that doctors should be used in better ways to treat more serious issues. That being said, plastic surgery is beginning to thrive and prosper in our world. It makes sense that a person who is not happy with their appearance would change it, given a chance. The change may even be of a degree that most would consider ridiculous, but it is strictly the choice of the person opting for the surgery.

Although there is an argument that plastic surgeries are largely unnecessary and should not be indulged in, there are a lot of cases where it has had a very powerful impact upon people who would otherwise have to live with stinging deformities. Burn victims, acid attack victims and people affected by skin conditions etc, have renewed their lives through plastic surgery, being able to live a normal life free of stares and cringing.

To feel comfortable in your own body is to be beautiful. If there is anything you do not like about your appearance and you could change it, you probably would. People want to look fit, symmetrical and young. Not everyone wins a genetic lottery and everyone without exception grows old. With the advent of modern plastic surgery, it is possible to look better than you naturally do and to look blessed with youth. To look young, beautiful and blessed is something that we all want, no matter what we say. We want our appearance to be our definition of beauty.

Plastic surgery is not to be entered into lightly. It should not be done on a whim and certainly not without gathering enough information to make a good decision. Unlike tattoos, plastic surgery is very expensive, not guaranteed to bring the kind of change you wanted and something that will reshape not just your body, but also your life in ways you cannot imagine. Choosing plastic surgery due to bullying or social pressures is not advisable. Consult your loved ones and close friends before you do something as drastic as changing your appearance.

Plastic surgery is generally considered safe, although there are risks involved with almost any kind of surgery. You should consult your surgeon about the risks and possible complications. Also, visit a counselor just to try and understand why you want the surgery as well as how you will deal with things after your surgery is over. It is your life and your decision, so making sure you are taking the step you want is paramount.

Disclaimer: *Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment with the renowned plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Mark Schusterman. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

1200 Binz St Suite 1198, Houston, TX 77004