Nicotine is only one of the ingredients that is found in cigarette smoke.
You have a right to know what the results of any laboratory tests that you consent to. So, I suggest ask your Doctor.
However of more importance is the scientifically proven detrimental effects of smoking on wound healing which can result in poor wound healing that can lead to infections, tissue necrosis (death, dehiscence of the incisions (opening of the incisions), poor scar quality, revision all surgery and a poor result.
Most Plastic surgeons recommend abstinence of smoking 2 weeks before and 6 weeks afterwards (the critical periods of early wound healing).
I trust you have chosen a experienced Plastic Surgeon who is Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and ideally a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic
Surgery (denoting by membership as having met additional criteria and a focus on Cosmetic Plastic Surgery).
One Goal, Many Options
The most important factor to consider for your procedure or treatment is seeking the opinion and services of a skilled, experienced and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who are experts in techniques. The Imagine Plastic Surgery team uniquely provides the full array of both non surgical and surgical alternatives thus filling our motto of “One Goal, Many Options.” For over 30 years Dr. Hardesty, an award winning, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, has proudly been serving Riverside and San Bernardino counties of the Inland Empire and the communities of Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Upland, Corona, Chino Hills and Redlands. For over 30 years Dr. Hardesty and the Staff of Imagine Plastic Surgery have provided comprehensive Cosmetic Plastic Surgery services and procedures to Riverside and San Bernardino counties of the Inland Empire and the communities of Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Upland, Corona, Chino Hills and Redlands.
What is the cost?
At Imagine Plastic Surgery, we offer a variety a different procedures that all vary in prices. We strive in being transparent to all potential patients and being up front with how much our services may cost. For more information regarding the costs and prices, visit our plastic surgery prices page!COST OF PLASTIC SURGERY