World-Renowned Plastic Surgeon Offers Top Ten Ways To Ensure Safe Surgery

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Each year, more that 15 million people undergo elective surgery. According to renowned NYC aesthetic plastic surgeon, Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc, “any surgical procedure whether it’s a root canal, a facelift or tummy tuck can be life threatening if you put yourself into the wrong hands.”

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“Surgery can change your life for the better. You can have a positive outcome by keeping yourself safe during surgery if you use the Patient Safety Protocol guidelines (PSP’s).” according to Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc

Each year, more that 15 million people undergo elective surgery. According to renowned NYC aesthetic plastic surgeon, media expert and best selling author, Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc, “any surgical procedure whether it’s a root canal, a facelift or tummy tuck can be life threatening if you put yourself into the wrong hands.” Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc continues, "A person must be their own healthcare advocate when choosing a facility and a doctor for any procedure that requires any sort of anesthesia, general or local. The risks can be high especially if you don’t put your body and your life into the right hands. At Lorenc Aesthetic Plastic Surgery we provide our patients with a list of essential PSP’s (Patient Safety Protocols) that we suggest patients follow whether they are having surgery at our facility or elsewhere. http://www.lorenc.com

Among some of Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc’s must know PSP tips include:

Do:

  •     Do your research – Make certain the surgeon is board certified in the specialty for which you are seeking and has privileges at a hospital near the facility.
  •     Do choose an accredited facility – Confirm that the facility and staff are up to date on certifications. Look for AAAASF/JAHCO/AAAHC accreditations
  •     Do ask questions about your anesthesiologist. - Ask who is giving you anesthesia. Are they board certified? Do they have experience in this type of anesthesia?

Don't:

  •     Don’t shop for surgery on sale - It’s your face and body, not your sofa. Remember you only have one.
  •     Don’t always believe what your read on the Internet - An in person consultation with your surgeon and his / her staff PRIOR to surgery is essential.
  •     Don’t keep ANY secrets - from your surgeon.

Dr. Lorenc says, “Surgery can change your life for the better. You can have a positive outcome by keeping yourself safe during surgery if you use the Patient Safety Protocol guidelines (PSP’s).”

To receive a complete list of Dr. Lorenc’s top ten PSP tips or to arrange and interview with Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc, contact Daryn Myer at Daryn(at)dmmproductions(dot)com or at 917-783-1737

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About Dr. Z. Paul Lorenc:
Z. Paul Lorenc, MD, FACS is a world-renowned board certified aesthetic plastic surgeon who balances surgical expertise with an acute aesthetic sense of composition and proportion in the areas of facial rejuvenation, breast enhancement and body contouring.
Since establishing his private Park Avenue practice in 1987, Dr. Lorenc has been actively involved in research, development and advancement of new aesthetic surgical and non-surgical techniques and procedures. He is internationally recognized for creating endoscopic techniques to address a broad spectrum of aesthetic procedures, most notably the endoscopic forehead lift.

In addition to seeing patients and conducting research, Dr. Lorenc regularly contributes to the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal among others, as well as editing medical publications and contributing chapters to aesthetic surgery textbooks. Dr. Lorenc is also author of the international bestseller, A Little Work… Behind The Doors Of A Park Avenue Plastic Surgeon (St. Martin’s Press, 2004), a revealing look inside the exclusive and evolving world of aesthetic procedures in New York City.

Dr. Lorenc has appeared on NBC’s Today in New York, The Today Show, and Dateline; CNN’s Larry King Live and the CNN Presents documentary, The Fountain of Youth; ABC’s Good Morning America, The View, and 20/20, WABC, CBS’s Morning Show, WCBS, Fox News and Oxygen Channel’s Life in Style.

Dr. Lorenc has been widely quoted in major consumer magazines and newspapers including Allure, Condé Nast Traveler, Cosmopolitan, Departures, Elle, Family Circle, Forbes, Glamour, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Lucky! Marie Claire, More, New York Magazine, Newsweek, Psychology Today, Redbook, Shape, Smart Money, Tatler, The Chicago Tribune, The Daily News, The New York Post, The New York Times, The Sunday London Times Magazine, The Times of London, The Berliner Zeitung, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, US News & World Report, Vogue, W, and Women’s Wear Daily.

Dr. Lorenc is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and others. http://www.lorenc.com

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