Dr. Walter Tom – Aesthetic Laser & Vein Centers
“Look Younger By Monday”
“Our mission statement is to improve patients’ self confidence by enhancing their self-image, with advanced technology and education in a warm, safe and secure environment.”
Dr. Walter Tom, MD, FACS
Wake Up Sleeping Beauty
Why Awake Cosmetic Procedures Are Safer
Many cosmetic patients want to avoid the risks of general anesthesia as well as side effects such as memory loss, confusion and nausea. Mothers concerned about their children, want to minimize the risk of undergoing a cosmetic surgery.
Why undergo any cosmetic procedure under local anesthesia?
- Local anesthesia has less risks than general anesthesia.
- There is less post operative pain.
- There is no post anesthesia nausea.
- Better post op pain control leads to quicker recovery.
Demand for “Awake” cosmetic surgeries are a growing trend despite resistance from the “old school” of surgeons who are reticent to embrace the advantages local anesthesia.