Awake Plastic Surgery, also known as Awake Cosmetic Surgery, is cosmetic surgery done while you are awake! You may or may not have some sedating medication to go along with the local anesthesia (numbing medication) during your procedure. The numbing medication makes you comfortable during surgery. The oral sedation is used to add an element of relaxation. Awake Plastic Surgery avoids the risks of general anesthesia.
There are a select number of Plastic Surgeons, like Colorado Springs Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Millicent Odunze Geers, who perform offer Awake Cosmetic Surgery. During awake surgery, you’re conscious and breathing on your own. This means Dr. Geers can check the contours of your sculpting and make amendments during your procedure, resulting in a shape that you love. Keep scrolling to learn which which surgeries Dr. Geers can safely perform using her awake technique.
Dr. Geers was trained in Awake Surgery. She has safely and successfully performed thousands of cosmetic procedures using the Awake Surgery technique. Some of the procedures Dr. Geers performs with the awake technique include Awake Liposuction, Awake Breast Augmentation, Awake Tummy Tuck, Awake Brazilian Butt Lift, Awake Back Lift, Awake Hand Lift, Awake Facial Rejuvenation, Awake Arm Lift, and Awake Labiaplasty. Dr. Geers offers Awake Plastic Surgery to ensure that her patients have options when it comes to they type of anesthesia they want with their body contouring procedure. In fact, the majority of Dr. Geers’ procedures are carried out with her “awake technique,” allowing you to avoid the risks of general anesthesia.
For some people, Awake Plastic Surgery may not be the route. There are some patients who do not want to be aware of any aspect of their procedure or who have difficulties getting numb with local anesthesia. For these patients, general anesthesia is the better alternative. Dr. Geers will help you determine which type of anesthesia is best for you.
If you are interested in improving your body contouring without the risks of general anesthesia, Awake Cosmetic Surgery with Dr. Geers may be the perfect choice for you. Call Flying Horse Medical Center at (719) 633-5255 to schedule a free, no pressure Plastic Surgery consultation with Colorado Springs female plastic surgeon, Dr. Millicent Geers. Dr. Geers enjoys educating patients about Plastic Surgery so that they can make a truly informed decision about how to proceed. Dr. Geers had helped countless people achieve the safe, natural, successful results they desire.