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Who are the right plastic surgeons for teenagers?

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As with adults, teens should take care to pick the right surgeons for their plastic surgery. A board-certified plastic surgeon can help give a realistic picture of what to expect (board-certified means the doctor has passed a standard exam given by the governing board in his or her specialty). Cosmetic surgeries can also be done by experienced and board-certified general surgeons, dermatologists, otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat specialists), and ophthalmologists (eye doctors).

From: Teens and Plastic Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Society of Plastic Surgeons web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." Enhancement Media.com web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teens." MedicineNet web site: "Is Plastic Surgery a Teen Thing?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

SOURCES: American Society of Plastic Surgeons web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." Enhancement Media.com web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teens." MedicineNet web site: "Is Plastic Surgery a Teen Thing?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

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