Anesthesia options for plastic surgery in San Diego, Ca.
Generally speaking, most cosmetic surgery procedures for the face, breast and body are performed under general anesthetic or intravenous sedation in San Diego. Local anesthesia can be used for smaller procedures such as scar revision or nipple surgery. Dr. Jaibaji will discuss the type of anesthesia that is appropriate for your procedure.
Local anesthesia vs general anesthesia
During your consultation with Dr. Jaibaji this question will be addressed. Some procedures can be perfumed under local anesthesia. However, larger procedure will require a form of sedation or general anesthesia.
Anesthesia for Liposuction
Liposuction for small areas can be performed under local anesthesia.
Breast augmentation anesthesia
Most cases of breast augmentation is performed under with general anesthesia or sedation. However, breast implant removal can be permed under local anesthesia.
Tummy tuck anesthesia
In general, tummy tuck is performed under general anesthesia. However, it can be done under sedation or spinal anesthesia. Early it is performed under local anesthesia.
AAAASF surgery center
Dr. Jaibaji performs his cosmetic procedures at a AAAASF accredited facility. The facility provides the highest quality of patient care and patient safety.
Anesthesia at our surgery center is provided by a board certified anesthesiologist who have extensive experience in dealing with both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. The anesthesiologist will see the patient before surgery and will give the patient information about the anesthetic technique and the recovery process. The cost of anesthesia will depend on the type of anesthesia and more importantly on the duration of surgery.
Patients who have history of nausea and vomiting after surgery will be given appropriate medication to prevent it. After surgery pain is controlled will medication.