This section covers factors which in combination with plastic surgery techniques can improve a patient's overall state of wellness.

Environment

The Ď90sí have brought an increased focus on environmental hazards such as air pollution and tobacco smoke. There have been numerous reports published on the risks or second-hand smoke as well as on the chemical pollutants which are destroying the ozone layer that protects us from harmful ultraviolet rays. Smoking is also detrimental to the healing process, especially following any type of plastic surgical procedure.

Importance of Diet

Healthful eating can help to enhance the quality of your life and improve your health. Looking and feeling better can certainly have an impact on your own self-image.

Sun

Everything needs sun to live. However, overexposure to the sunís harmful rays can do irreparable damage to your skin and can result in keratoses, skin cancers, and melanoma.

Stress Management

There are many stress management techniques available today to help one cope with stress. Some of these include biofeedback, exercise, breathing techniques, aromatherapy, and subliminal therapy.