Smoking and elective surgery


Dr Choy explains to Plastic Surgery Forum the top 3 reasons he refuses to perform elective Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery on patients who smoke.

“As a Plastic Surgeon I am also a doctor, which brings with it the responsibility to promote better health for all patients, regardless of their decision to undergo cosmetic surgery,” Dr Choy.

Read the full Plastic Surgery Forum article here.

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