Make sure you look at the credentials of the plastic surgeon. A board certified Plastic Surgeon, boarded by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, has done a residency for 7-8 years in an accredited plastic surgery program, after finishing medical school. Board certified plastic surgeons do the same number of years in residency as Neurosurgeons (Brain)and Cardiothoracic (Heart)Surgeons. Back to Top
Yes. Dr Robles did his Plastic Surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center, and is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.Back to Top
Everybody is a good candidate as long as they have realistic expectations of their results. Very few medical conditions will prevent patients from having plastic surgery. As long as the Plastic Surgeon is aware of the medical conditions and appropriately addresses them before the surgery, most patients will recover without complications.Back to Top
Dr Robles does complimentary consultations. He believes that every patient considering plastic surgery should be able to be evaluated and educated, without having to pay for it. Dr. Robles takes the opportunity during the consultation to educate and answer all of the patients questions, this ensures patients proceed with surgery with excitement knowing what to expect before,during and after their procedure.Back to Top
Yes. Dr Robles does his surgeries in a facility accredited by the State of Arizona. He does not operate in his office. Dr Robles wants his patients to be safe throughout the surgery and this can only occur in a facility that has all the monitors and personnel to achieve this.Back to Top
The risks of performing plastic surgery procedures under local anesthesia is very high. Local anesthesia medication has lidocaine and epinephrine which can cause the heart rate to increase and potentially cause the heart to go into a fatal heart rate. Also, local anesthesia can not fully numb up the area where the surgery is done, so patients will feel pain during the surgery.
The safest way to perform plastic surgery procedures is with general anesthesia. The medications used during general anesthesia are very safe and are removed from your body very fast. So , the after effects of general anesthesia are very short. Also, Dr Robles, by using a precise surgical technique during all of his surgeries, ensures less general anesthesia will be used during the surgeries, this allows patients a rapid recovery.
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An M.D. Anesthesiologist, with over 30 years experience performs the general anesthesia.Back to Top
No. Dr. Robles uses precise surgical technique in all of his surgeries and does not use any blunt dissection. When blunt surgical technique is used during the surgery, pain pumps are needed.Back to Top
Dr Robles sees all of his patients on their follow up visit which is between 1 day after the surgery to 7 days. Dr Robles wants his patients to have an exceptional experience throughout the recovery process, he ensures this by making sure he is the only one that evaluates his patients after the surgeries.Back to Top