Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety

Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety

by Joseph M. Gryskiewicz



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Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety by Joseph M. Gryskiewicz

With all the new procedures and the attention given to cosmetic surgery by the media (and even television shows), many patients develop unrealistic expectations about the impact that cosmetic surgery will have on their lives." Dr. Joe, author of Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety, estimates as many as ten percent of cosmetic surgery patients may not be happy with the outcome of their surgery. With over ten million cosmetic procedures being performed annually, this means one million patients may have a less than desirable experience. is a resource designed to educate patients before they step into a surgeon's office.

Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety won FIRST PLACE in the Health category of the 2007 Midwest Independent Publishers Association awards.

Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety differs from other books by offering the following:

� How to find the best surgeon, and making sense of the many potentially confusing accreditations and associations associated with physicians who perform surgery.

� Alternatives to surgery, as well as reasons to not go under the knife.

� Helpful advice on eating the right foods and taking the right nutritional supplements before and after the procedure.

� In-depth descriptions of the most popular procedures, with several hundred before and after photos, more than any other book in its category.

� Getting the most out of visits with cosmetic surgeons

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592981380
Publisher: Beaver's Pond Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/28/2006
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr. Joe Gryskiewicz (Gris-KA-vitz) has practiced medicine in Minneapolis and St. Paul for more than 20 years. He is a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota and is past chief of surgery at Fairview Southdale Hospital in the Minneapolis suburb of Edina. Dr. Gryskiewicz was inspired to pursue a career in plastic surgery after six months as a volunteer in San Lucas Tolimán, Guatemala, where he worked to heal orphans with cleft lips and palates. His practice, Gryskiewicz Twin Cities Cosmetic Surgery, has offices in Edina and Burnsville, Minnesota.

What People are Saying About This

Rod J. Rohrich

"This book will help consumers find a board-certified plastic surgeon with the proper credentials, and to verify their surgery will be done in a safe, certified operating room environment. It is a very thoughtful, easy-to-read and insightful book to help guide patients in their search for cosmetic improvement of their face and body."--(Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Past President of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and Editor-in-chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal)

Mary H. McGrath

"I have been looking for a book like Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety for my patients! As a plastic surgeon, I want my patients to be well informed and Dr. Joe's book
does a great job of explaining what it takes to make plastic surgery safe and successful. It is friendly and enjoyable to read, but still completely professional and packed with information."--(Mary H. McGrath, MD MPH, Professor of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco)

Michelle Kearney

"Your Body, Your Beauty, Your Safety is one of the best books of its kind I have read. It offers practical and comprehensive advice on virtually every cosmetic procedure, in an easy-to-read format. This guide is an invaluable tool for patients both new to surgical and nonsurgical procedures, and for those considering further treatments."--(Michelle Kearney, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmetic Beauty Magazine (US) and Australian Cosmetic Surgery Magazine)

Beverly Shafer

"Dr. Joe's thinking and guidance for the informed plastic surgery patient are sound, universal and thorough. This book is essential while exploring the jungle of options and the jumble of facts about the increasing alternatives to an ever more popular form of surgery. It is the next best thing to being in the consultation room with a surgeon."--(Beverly Shafer, MD, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Salem, MA)

Barry Sears

"This book provides the critical information for anyone considering cosmetic surgery."--(Dr. Barry Sears, Medical Researcher and Best-Selling Author of The Zone)

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Guest More than 1 year ago
If you're thinking about cosmetic surgery, this book is a great reference work to help you know exactly what to expect... and what not to expect ... from cosmetic work. Dr. Joe makes everything clear and comforting while not 'prettying up' the truth. A great read!