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How do I choose a qualified Plastic Surgeon?

It is important to know the Doctor’s credentials and specialized training, since all kinds of Doctors can legally perform cosmetic surgery-not just plastic surgeons. After a Doctor has earned a general medical degree, he or she may ultimately practice any…



What age do most people have cosmetic plastic surgery?

About 20 percent are 25 and under, about 20 percent are 26 to 34, one-third of cosmetic surgery patients are between 35 and 50, and one-quarter are over 50.



Will people be able to tell that I had cosmetic plastic surgery?

Most cosmetic plastic surgical procedures will enhance your looks or minimize your perceived personal flaws naturally and most times often go unnoticed. You may be asked if you have been exercising, lost weight or have a new relationship. Usually, no…



How soon can I return back to work after cosmetic plastic surgery?

This differs widely based on the procedure that has been performed but on average, most cosmetic surgery patients are back to work within 3 to 10 days. For example, a rhinoplasty could need two to three days recovery while a…



How long do the results after cosmetic plastic surgery last?

The duration of the results after cosmetic plastic surgery is very specific to the procedure performed. Generally, cosmetic plastic surgical procedures performed to reshape small defects or deformities, such as surgery of the nose, ear reshaping, breast augmentation or reduction…



Is cosmetic plastic surgery safe?

Millions of cosmetic plastic surgical procedures are performed successfully every year and complications are very rare because the surgery is elective (not an emergency) and the patients are healthy. But you must remember that it is still surgery and with…



How much pain is there after cosmetic plastic surgery?

During a plastic surgical procedure at The Kole Plastic Surgery Center, the Board Certified anesthesia doctor ensures that you’re comfortable, relaxed and feel no pain during the procedure. If general anesthesia is used, you will sleep through the entire operation…



Will I have scars after cosmetic plastic surgery?

For most cosmetic plastic surgical procedures the answer is yes. Will the scars be noticeable? Probably not. Dr. Edward S. Kole will make every possible effort to keep scars as small and as minimal as possible and hide the scars…



What is the difference between cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery?

Cosmetic surgery is always performed to reshape otherwise normal structures of the body in order to improve the patient’s general overall appearance and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is usually not covered by health insurance because it is elective surgery. Reconstructive surgery…



Will I lose nipple sensation after breast implants?

There can be changes in nipple sensation after implant surgery especially if you use the peri-areolar incision for insertion.  Sensation in the nipple and the surrounding breast may increase or decrease and can be temporary or permanent.