The Sad Truth About Chin Implants

Published 7:00 a.m., Monday, October 15, 2012

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Chin Implants have recently been identified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as the fastest growing procedure in plastic surgery, up 71% in the past year(ASPS 4/16/12) . Dr. Maercks, a revered Miami aesthetic and craniofacial surgeon is concerned by this figure and the resultant increase of chin implant problems that he is seeing secondarily. In his dedication to public education to the internal workings of the cosmetic surgery, he has posted a new blog entitled “Ouch Right on the Chin! The Sad Truth About Chin Implants” describing how the drive in pushing this procedure forward is not in the patient’s best interest.

Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 15, 2012

Chin Implants have recently been identified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as the fastest growing procedure in plastic surgery, up 71% in the past year. Dr. Maercks, a revered Miami aesthetic and craniofacial surgeon is concerned by this figure and the resultant increase of chin implant problems that he is seeing secondarily. In his dedication to public education to the internal workings of the cosmetic surgery, he has posted a new blog entitled “Ouch Right on the Chin! The Sad Truth About Chin Implants” describing how the drive in pushing this procedure forward is not in the patient’s best interest.

Dr. Rian A. Maercks, a Miami plastic surgeon known for exceptional knowledge, skill, honest and dedication to his patients, recently started an increased frequency of blogging under the general theme “Cosmetic SurgeryBuyer Beware.” Dr. Maercks has been disturbed by the continually growing portion of his practice dedicated to secondary revisions. He is seeing more and more avoidable complications that at least appear to Dr. Maercks as being greed driven. He recently explained the dangers of many semi-permanent and permanent fillers that Dr. Maercks feels should never be injected. He also recently analyzed “the anatomy of the $3000 breast augmentation” to educate patients to the dangers of discount plastic surgery. “Complications are part of any plastic surgery practice. We used to say there are only three types of surgeons that don’t have complications, those that don’t operate, those that do not see their post-operative patients, and those that lie. It is simple statistics even in the best of hands, things happen.” It is not the low frequency complications that have Dr. Maercks worried, it is the predictable ones. According to Dr. Maercks, free silicone, poly-L-lactic, methyl methacrylate and hydroxylapetite all of which are commonly injected in current practices under heavily advertised brand names predictable destroy and age the face. Maercks has recently warned about using these products and also warned about therapies claiming to be “stem cell” based

(http://www.rianmaercksmd.com/blog/2012/10/protect-yourself-cosmetic-surgery-buyer-beware-interim-update-and-blog-announcement/).

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