The chances of dying after any type of surgical procedure are very low, but there have been some cases where people have died before and after surgery. Plastic surgeons are highly trained and skilled professionals who have studied for many years before they can perform plastic surgeries on patients.
There are some things that you can do to prevent death in plastic surgery. Dr. Abeer Sawwaf, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon based in Miami, Florida shares tips on How to Prevent Death in Plastic Surgery.
What is the Reason for Deaths in Plastic Surgery?
There are many reasons for deaths in plastic surgery, and it is not always the fault of the surgeon. Some people have pre-existing health issues that make them more susceptible to complications and death during this type of surgery.
Others may not have done their research before going into the procedure, which can lead to them not being prepared for any potential complications that may arise during or after their procedure.
The number one reason for death in plastic surgery is lack of highly trained and skilled professionals, unskilled surgeons often make mistakes that can lead to death.
What Causes Death in Plastic Surgery?
Plastic surgery is an elective procedure that carries some risks. There are many causes of death in plastic surgery, and it’s important to understand what they are so you can make a well-informed decision.
Some of the most common causes of death in plastic surgery are:
- Infection (bacterial, viral).
- Cardiac arrest.
- Allergic reaction to anesthesia or medications.
Prevent Risks in Plastic Surgery
In order for your surgery to be as safe as possible, you must follow the instructions of your Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.