In February of this year, Dr. Joseph Bauckham of the University of Cincinnati was the first to describe what was called the “Bad Plastic Surgery” craze.
In an article in The New England Journal of Medicine, Bauker describes a study of 300 patients at his Cleveland Clinic, who were then offered various forms of plastic surgery and were then given their results back in six months.
After the six months, some patients were asked to make a new face, another face, and so on.
After that, they were asked again to fill out the same questionnaire to see if they could find the cosmetic surgery they wanted.
Bauke’s team found that of the patients who had undergone the plastic surgery after a year, only 12% were able to get the face, while about half of the other patients were unable to do so.
And that wasn’t all.
Only about one in 10 patients who did not get the facial surgery were able for the other face to be created.
“Our results indicate that, in most cases, there is little or no return to cosmetic appearance for patients who have undergone cosmetic surgery,” the researchers wrote in their study.
“In other words, there are few patients who actually return to normal face-making after their cosmetic surgery.”
In other words: The procedure works in most people, but not in most patients.
And it’s not a big deal.
It just sucks to have to go back to that hideous face.
But what about the rest of the population?
According to Baukner’s team, this was not the case.
They looked at more than 100,000 people and found that while more than one in four of them were able, many of them couldn’t, or had no luck, getting a new facial.
Bauska et al. “They are more than two times as likely to have an abnormal facial appearance than those who have cosmetic surgery or who have not had cosmetic surgery at all,” Bauks team wrote in a paper published in the journal PLOS One.
Buckey et al., in a study published in March of this years, also found that nearly two-thirds of the women who underwent plastic surgery in the first year had to change their face after that.
Of the other 16 percent, nearly half had to return to that same face.
“A significant proportion of the cosmetic surgeries performed in the second year of follow-up had an abnormal cosmetic appearance,” Buckeys team wrote.
“For most cosmetic procedures, we did not find any statistically significant difference in appearance between those who did and did not have cosmetic surgeries.
These results indicate an increased risk of face modification among the general population who had cosmetic surgeries.”
The researchers went on to say that the risk of having a face that isn’t what you want isn’t very high, but it is high enough to cause serious concerns for cosmetic surgeons and their patients.
But that’s not all.
Bao et al found that women with more than four years of experience, or a history of facial disfigurement, had a higher risk of being able to change facial appearance, but that this risk was not statistically significant.
In fact, they found that those with cosmetic surgery were at a slightly higher risk for a face made up of a variety of shapes, colors, and textures than the general public.
“We observed a slightly increased risk for facial disfiguration among those with more years of cosmetic surgery and had a history (at least three) of facial facial disfiguredness,” the team wrote, noting that “there was no evidence of a direct relation between the prevalence of facial shape changes and cosmetic surgery history.”
“We do not know if the risk was increased in patients with a history or exposure to facial displacement due to cosmetic surgery, as these patients have been identified as having a history in previous studies,” they concluded.
Bong, the surgeon who performed the procedure, said he has always felt bad for those who were denied the chance to get facial reconstruction, but he feels like he has made some progress in getting to a point where he can work with his patients.
“It was a lot of fun, but I’ve got to tell you, I think I’ve gotten over the hump,” he said.
“I’m glad to have been there for a while.
I don’t want to have the surgery again, but now I’m happy with the results and can see that there are some improvements that I can make to the procedures.”
That may be because he’s been able to make the procedure more effective and less risky.
Bongs team says that after five years, about 50% of the people who had the facial reconstruction could successfully change their appearance, compared to only about 15% of those who had no surgery.
But even so, Bong has been working on new techniques that he believes will help him reduce the risk.
He said that the