Plastic Surgery Complications

Hematoma, nerve damage, infection, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, scarring, general appearance dissatisfaction, organ damage, anesthesia complications, seroma and blood loss are the most common complications of plastic surgery.

However, beyond those complications, the false expectations that can be created about how the result of plastic surgery will be, it is the most frequent complication that Dr. Ricardo Castrellon, Medical Director of the Burn Center at South Miami Hospital, gets.

“Sometimes patients present dissatisfaction and you have a discussion with them about their real expectations,” he says.

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