There are many horror stories associated with cosmetic surgeries gone wrong. Cosmetic surgery requires competent and highly skilled surgeons. When a patient puts their trust in a cosmetic surgeon and then is disfigured, has serious complications or needs corrective surgery, he or she should immediately consult with an Atlanta medical malpractice attorney. Your cosmetic surgeon has the responsibility to inform you of all possible risks before your surgery, but most expect there will be no problems. Certain health risks apply to any type of surgery such as infections, allergic reactions to medications or anesthesia, the risk of blood clotting and even death in some surgeries. There can be specific risks associated with specific procedures. In addition to providing you with the potential risks, your surgeon should also provide you with the likelihood of that risk occurring.
Besides the aesthetic consequences resulting from cosmetic surgery errors, serious risks to your health and wellbeing can also result. Health and medical complications from cosmetic surgery errors can include nerve damage, infection, numbness, internal bleeding, excessively dry eyes or the inability to close eyes, breathing and respiratory issues, excessive scarring and death. When medical negligence or surgical errors result in disfigurement and health issues, legal action can and should be taken. It is important to prevent incompetent cosmetic surgeons from harming others. It is also important that you receive the financial compensation you are entitled to under the law to compensate for your additional medical costs. Our firm is dedicated to helping those who have suffered from the negligence and ineptitude of those who claim to be competent. We understand the emotions you are experiencing and we want to help.
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