Dr. Christopher Kovanda

Dr. Christopher Kovanda is a plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He is a member of several medical professional societies including the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, and the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He has been honored with several awards including “Most Compassionate Doctor” on Vitals.com and has earned “Top Doctor” status on Realself.com. Finally, Dr. Kovanda is a Board-Certified plastic surgeon by the American Board of Surgery-General and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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Three Types of Anesthesia Used in Plastic Surgery

Aesthetic surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed in the world today. Board-certified plastic surgeons like Dr. Christopher Kovanda provide many types of surgical procedures, including breast augmentation and post-mastectomy breast reconstruction. These and other complex operations often require the use of anesthesia to ensure that patients remain safe throughout the procedure. Anesthesia …

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Cosmetic Surgery Vs Plastic Surgery

What’s the Difference Between Cosmetic Surgery and Plastic Surgery?

It’s common to see the terms “cosmetic surgery” and “plastic surgery” used interchangeably. While both cosmetic and plastic surgery can change your look and improve your confidence, there are some major differences between the two, including the types of procedures and your surgeon’s credentials. Here are some of the main differences and what to know …

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Is Facial Plastic Surgery Permanent?

People downplay the surgical risk, discomfort, cost, missing work, and favorite activities to undergo plastic surgery because they expect permanent results. Sadly all facial procedures are not permanent hence the need to get accurate information. Dr. Kovanda of Kovanda Aesthetic Surgery provides facts to his clients on facial surgery that offers long-lasting results without creating …

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Cosmetic Surgery For Teens: Information for Parents

Dr. Kovanda is a well-known, board-certified plastic surgeon with a great reputation for performing highly natural-looking cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Cosmetic surgery often includes procedures performed to improve self-confidence or image. On the other hand, reconstructive surgery is usually done to repair a complication that affects a person’s ability to enjoy a normal lifestyle. In …

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Plastic Surgery Dr. Kovanda

What’s It Like to Have Surgery?

Knowing what to expect helps when you are preparing for an upcoming surgery. In addition to helping relieve the understandable nerves you may feel, being an informed and educated patient ensures you know what questions to ask and have a reasonable expectation of your outcome after surgery. In any case, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher …

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Plastic Surgery Dr. Kovanda

The Top 4 Things You Should Know About Tummy Tuck Surgery

A tummy tuck is a surgery resulting in dramatic outcomes. Generally, tummy tuck recovery takes time and requires more endurance and patience than any other cosmetic surgery. Reading about surgical recovery details might not be fun; however, you can avoid surprises by having realistic expectations. Here are the top things you require to know concerning …

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Eyelid Surgery

9 Tips to Speed Recovery After Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

When it comes to facial aging, time seems to move either very quickly, or stand completely still. Day after day, it seems like the person in the mirror is how you’ve always looked, until one day, you realize your eyes look tired and saggy. The cause of this can be that your eyelids are droopy, …

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Compression Garments

Complete Guide to Wearing Compression Garments After Surgery

Did you know wearing compression garments after body contouring procedures like liposuction, a tummy tuck, or a mommy makeover is a critical part of the post-procedure process? Wearing compression garments after your procedure can speed up healing and lock in your results! Compression garments often don’t get the attention they deserve, which can lead to …

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Will I Lose Nipple Sensitivity After Breast Surgery?

With the continued popularity of breast surgery among women, it’s normal to consider your options for boosting your confidence. If you have concerns about the outcome of your surgical options, though, that’s normal too. A loss in nipple sensitivity is a common concern among women considering breast surgery, so here’s what to know about it …

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