Be Aware of the Risks of Cosmetic Procedures and Drugs Used in Such Procedures
A new style of cosmetic liposuction leaves patients fully awake with only local injections of lidocaine to control their pain at the site where the doctor is suctioning their body fat. This treatment is touted as a way for patients to experience their liposuction fully awake. (Perhaps on the theory that nothing can go wrong while a patient is awake) But there’s no evidence it’s better for patients. It does lower the cost, however, by allowing the doctor to skip the extra expense of having an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist present to keep the patient sedated safely. Such cost bene
MedSpa Injuries – Are MedSpa Treatments Safe?
MedSpa injuries and lawsuits continue to increase throughout the United States. MedSpa injuries often arise from botox and cosmetic laser procedures that are thought to be "safe" and "low risk" by those undergoing the procedures. These procedures often take place in "high end" luxury spas. The spas themselves often are inviting and promote relaxation, comfort, and pampered treatment. In these surroundings, there is nothing to suggest that the treatment itself might be dangerous. Few of the places in which these treatments are given have the full range of medical equipment normally s