Dr. Stavrou is an associate with a number of clinics and he will recommend a number of choices. Minor surgeries can be performed in our in-office procedure room.
Dr. Stavrou will recommend the best options for clinic to perform your procedure. If you have a specific request you can mention it during the consultation. If appropriate for your procedure we will do our best to fulfill your wishes.
Dr. Stavrou and the anesthesiologist will choose the appropriate type of anesthesia for your case.
The risks of surgery depend on the procedure and will be discussed with you in detail during your consultation and before you sign your consent form for the surgery.
By choosing the right medical team of experts and a modern medical center the risks are minimized. Moreover, by taking a full medical history and by you following all the pre- and post-op instruction of Dr. Stavrou, complication are vastly reduced.
The right candidate for plastic surgery is the one who has realistic expectations and recognizes the limits of medical science and technology. The decision for a treatment should be exclusively his/hers, should be fully concent and taken under no pressure from third parties. Every candidate should aim to improve his/hers image, self-esteem and also physical and mental health.
There is no specific answer to this question. Every patient and every problem is unique and should be individualized and treated accordingly. Each age group has its own preferences for specific procedures and the proposed treatments should be adjusted according to the patient’s problem.
Both are subcategories of plastic surgery. Cosmetic surgery enhances and improves a healthy and functional part of the body. The requirement for cosmetic surgery is every person’s will to undergo one.
Reconstructive surgery corrects a deformity, congenital or acquired, that can cause functional or cosmetic problems to a patient. Its goal is to restore the function and natural image of the body.
Plastic surgery like any other surgery, should be performed in medical centers certified from the ministry of health that provide all the necessary facilities to ensure the safety of the patient. Dr. Stavrou also performs minor surgeries under topical anesthesia at a fully equipped procedure room in his office.
In most cases of plastic surgery, the patient is discharged the same day. If the surgery is extended or complications may arise, it might be necessary for inpatient care of the patient.