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When cosmetic surgery goes wrong, we can help.

With the popularity of elective, cosmetic plastic surgery on the rise, so is the number of plastic surgery medical malpractice cases. A surgery designed to make you more beautiful can end with the opposite result. Even the surgeries considered “non-invasive” can end badly. Despite plastic surgery being a voluntary procedure, you still have the right to have a capable and qualified doctor.

Plastic surgery, also known as cosmetic surgery, covers a wide range of procedures from breast augmentation to liposuction and basically is any procedure to improve one’s appearance. Cosmetic surgery also includes reconstructive surgery. A plastic surgery malpractice case often results in serious, long-term medical issues, as well as aesthetically undesirable results.

Complications of cosmetic surgery malpractice include:

Breast augmentation complications:

  • Incorrect size

  • Nerve damage

  • Infection

  • Incorrect with distortion and firmness

  • Unnecessary scarring

Breast Reduction complications:

  • Loss of nipple or breast skin

  • Asymmetry

  • Unnecessary scarring

  • Disfigurement

Liposuction complications:

  • Disfigurement

  • Numbness

  • Organ penetration

  • Internal bleeding

  • Death

Face lift and blepharoplasty complications:

  • Excessive scarring

  • Nerve damage

  • Dry eyes

  • Inability to close eyes

  • Excessive skin removal

Rhinoseptoplasty and Rhinoplasty (Nose Job) complications:

  • Asymmetry

  • Breathing problems

Abdominoplasty complications:

  • Skin loss

  • Excessive scarring

  • Nerve damage

  • Post-surgical infection that was undiagnosed

  • Skin resurfacing complications

  • Blisters or burns that result in scars

  • Permanent skin discoloration

It’s also important to note that many of these conditions will require further surgery to repair the damage. The complications may also not be repairable and the person may have to live with the conditions for a lifetime. The complications of a bad cosmetic surgery can also result in time off work, chronic pain and psychological difficulties.

If you have had a Kansas medical malpractice injury that was not your fault and need medical treatment, you need an experienced professional who can help you get back on the road to recovery. Call us today at 316-269-1414 or visit our contact page here. Our Kansas personal injury attorneys will provide you a free initial consultation and if we take your case you don’t pay a dime unless we recover money for you. Even then we only take a percentage of the total amount of your recovery.

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