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Which To Pick: Local Vs General Anesthesia

At HZPS, we offer both general anesthesia and local anesthesia with sedation for most of our procedures. This usually depends on how extensive the surgery is. For example, larger scale plastic surgeries such as breast augmentations, brachioplasties, thigh lifts, and tummy tucks are usually done under general anesthesia. But, when a procedure is smaller, or only optional for general anesthesia, is it better to stick with local anesthesia with sedation or to opt for heavier duty general anesthesia? Read more to learn about the benefits of local vs general anesthesia.

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