Don’t Melt the Patients’ Plastic

By on February 1, 2016 under Uncategorized

Don’t Melt the Patients’ Plastic

AS IF PLASTIC SURGERY wasn’t hard enough, post-op patients also had to worry about salon treatments damaging the merchandise. Now, Dr. Steven Wallach is easing their minds along with their signs of aging, lectur­ing upscale sa­lons like Fred­eric Fekkai and Avon in New York City on dealing with recently nipped, tucked and/or suctioned patients. His pointers: Don’t dye the hair for three weeks to keep chemicals out of a face-lift’s scalp sutures. Stylists must be cau­tious, too, so “no sharp combs.” A facial after a nose job? “Don’t touch my work!” for at least three weeks. But go for a massage a few days after lipo. “It may get rid of some of that kind of lumpy­ bumpy feeling.”

 

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Dr. Wallach is a board certified plastic surgeon in New York City who specializes in performing aesthetic procedures of the face and body. Dr. Wallach is a past-president and a former member of the Board of Trustees of the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYRSPS). He has been featured in New York Magazine’s “Best Beauty Docs” issue as one of the field’s sharpest talents.