A Holistic Approach to Plastic Surgery

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Monday, August 17, 2015

Like other physicians who offer patients cosmetic procedures and surgery, Dr. Hamawy’s goal is to help patients look and feel better about themselves. But, he says, he also wants results to last and makes it a point not to present plastic surgery as the only solution to their concerns. His goal is to package diet, exercise and plastic surgery as one patient care service. “People try diet plans, and they fail, and they do exercise programs… and fail. And they do plastic surgery, which is only one part of the puzzle,” Dr. Hamawy says. “Any one of those by themselves doesn’t do the trick, but, when you combine them all together, you can have long-lasting results, look better and feel better.” He says there are studies in liposuction that suggest the approach works. One survey of hundreds of liposuction patients by Rohrich et al., published December 2004 in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, suggests: “Successful body contouring surgery requires a patient to embrace positive lifestyle habits.”1 Read more at Cosmetic Surgery Times.