Santa Barbara, CA – Local anesthesia is seen as a safe process while carrying out plastic surgery, especially for facial procedures. This method is preferred over general anesthesia because the patient is not kept on a ventilator, and there is no need to get them paralyzed. The local anesthesia method requires fewer medicine dosages, and the effects dissolve after the plastic surgery procedure has ended. The patient need not stay in the hospital for any recovery.
Dr. Sheffield uses local and tumescent anesthesia for facial procedures such as facelift, short scar facelift, browlift, rhinoplasty, liposuctions and eyelid surgery Santa Barbara. After 40 years pf performing plastic surgery, Dr. Sheffield believes this process to be one of the safest methods to carry out facial procedures. This facial procedure is favored over general anesthesia because the patients need not be kept on the ventilator or kept under for an extended period of time. This local anesthesia technique requires fewer medications, and its effects dissipate once the procedure is concluded without lasting anesthetic effects. There is no need for the patient to stay at the clinic for extended recovery, and with little rest, the patients can resume their work.
According to Dr. Robert W. Sheffield, head of Robert W. Sheffield, MD Plastic Surgery, “Our clinic has made a great shift from the complete body procedures and now providing specialized facial surgery. We provide facial rejuvenation treatments like short scar facelift surgery, facelift, neck lift, brow lift surgery, liposuction, rhinoplasty, and eyelid surgery. At Robert W. Sheffield, MD Plastic Surgery, we use less-invasive techniques for this procedure. People prefer the local anesthesia procedure because it is minimally invasive, cost-effective, and provides quick recovery. Moreover, there is no need for an anesthesiologist as the whole process is done at our office.”
The whole process of facial rejuvenation is done while the patient is awake, and a calculated amount of lidocaine solution is injected into the patient’s skin. The area is numbed to provide maximum relief while the surgery takes place. At Robert W. Sheffield, MD Plastic Surgery, the goal is provide natural-looking results utilizing a customized treatment plan.
“We use the local anesthesia technique to make the process less invasive, complicated, and much safer for our patients. Before conducting any facial surgery, we take the patients height, weight, and check their overall health status. We also check if they are allergic to any form of anesthesia before starting with the facial procedure,” he further added.
Dr. Sheffield and his staff strive to make sure that patient experience is high and the patients are satisfied with their results, while remaining completely relaxed and calm during the whole procedure in a safe environment.
About Robert W. Sheffield, MD FACS – Plastic Surgery Santa Barbara
At Dr. Robert W. Sheffield’s plastic surgery center, the plastic surgeon strives to make sure that the patients walk out satisfied and without any problems with the procedure. The philosophy is to make the local anesthesia plastic surgery process comfortable for the patients. His practice is known for providing innovative surgery solutions like using local anesthesia for plastic surgery.
About Dr. Robert Sheffield
Dr. Robert W. Sheffield is a third-generation plastic surgeon in Santa Barbara. Dr. Sheffield completed his medical school at ‘University of Tennessee’. Moreover, he has done his surgical internship in Los Angeles. The residency training of Dr. Robert W. Sheffield was done at the ‘University of Florida.’ He practiced privately for several years in the North County region of San Diego.
Moreover, Dr. Sheffield is the first surgeon to use innovative techniques for ‘complex reconstructive’ procedures for the head and neck. He got his premier advanced training in plastic surgery in Dallas, USA. Dr. Robert W. Sheffield is the founder of the ‘Annual Rhinoplasty Symposium,’ ‘Life Member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,’ and the ‘Life Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’.
Company Name: Robert W. Sheffield, MD Plastic Surgery
Contact Person: Robert W. Sheffield, MD
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Phone: (805) 318-3280
Address:601 E Arrellaga St #101
City: Santa Barbara
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