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Do I Need to Stop Taking Antidepressants Prior to Plastic Surgery?

Published on January 5, 2016 by

Antidepressants, specifically SSRIs, have been linked to increased risks for bleeding following cosmetic surgery procedures such as liposuction and facelift. However, a meta-analysis of several studies assessing these risks has found highly inconsistent and inconclusive results. Because results were mixed and no study pointed to serious risks, the study’s authors suggest that the risks of […]

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