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Professional Cosmetic Surgery and Healthy Ageing Clinic

Mr Jeya Prakash M.S. F.R.C.S.(Ed) 94 Harley Street London W1G 7HX
020 7224 1622

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Risk & Prevention

Risks & Complications

Cosmetic surgery similar to other surgeries has its risks and possible complications. Selecting a good surgeon and following the pre and post operative instruction stringently greatly minimises the risks associated with the procedures.

General Risks and complications associated with surgery are :

  • Haematoma : Collection of blood beneath the skin.
  • Seroma
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Infection
  • Nerve Damage : Occurs in less than 1% of patients
  • Sensory changes : Numbness,pain, tingling
  • Skin blistering and necrosis
  • Pigmentation (hyper or hypo)
  • Muscle weakness
  • DVT - Pulmonary emboli
  • Skin irregularities
  • Scarring : Lumpy/irregular scars, wide scars, pigmentation changes, Keloids
  • Anaesthetic Risk
    • Drug reaction
    • Chest infection
    • High blood pressure
    • Fever