Every bride wants to look perfectly beautiful on her wedding, after all it is the moment every girl dreams of, so it is only natural that a bride has this image of herself on her wedding day.
Deciding to get plastic surgery is never an easy decision, and a bride-to-be has to do a lot of research on the surgery she is getting, and the doctor who will doing the surgery.
Thankfully, society’s understanding of plastic surgery has matured as the practice has demonstrated its ability to improve human well-being, says board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. John Zannis.
“Decades ago, I think it’s fair to say there was a stigma that plastic surgery was for those with too much money and vanity, but now it’s known to help people who have perfectly healthy reasons to alter their bodies -- from breast cancer survivors to people with breathing obstructions,” says Zannis, head of the Zannis Center for Plastic Surgery.
“However, plastic surgery is a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States, and some of the doctors performing these procedures are not certified,” Zannis says. “Their patients are at risk not only of botched surgeries, but of undergoing unnecessary procedures for the wrong reasons.”
Zannis, says context is extremely important in plastic surgery. He offers 4 tips for plastic and cosmetic surgery:
About Dr. John Zannis
Dr. John Zannis is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He studied human biology and studio art at Stanford University and medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Zannis received his formal training in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery at Wake Forest University under the guidance of world-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Louis Argenta. During this time, he performed more than 5,000 surgical procedures and covered all aspects of plastic surgery.