Whenever a patient is considering a surgical treatment, the question arises as to the type of sedation used. In cosmetic surgery, whether liposuction, gynecomastia surgery or a body lift procedure, sedation is an integral part not only of a particular procedure but of the healing process as well. The differences between the two different types of sedation have an impact on recovery, as well as the risk level of surgery.   Surgical procedures are approached from the most conservative...