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How To Choose A Plastic Surgeon? Here's What To Look For:

How to choose a plastic surgeon? Finding the right surgeon takes time, research, patience, and persistence. Here's some tips to get you off on the right foot:

  1. As a rule, consult with at least 5 surgeons. Make sure your surgeon is well qualified in the area you're interested in. Be weary of "Do it all docs." If there's a surgeon that does every procedure in the book, but isn't really great at one, move on. Also, make sure your plastic surgeon is BOARD CERTIFIED -- very important.
  2. Read reviews on your plastic surgeon. Scour the internet for what people are saying. But remember, a lot of these plastic surgeons have a great PR staff who get paid a lot of money to spread fake (real sounding) reviews.
  3. Make sure you're comfortable with your plastic surgeon. You should be able to have an open dialogue and say exactly what you want. Don't be embarrassed or feel superficial when talking to them. They do this EVERY day.
  4. Your surgeon should give you realistic expectations. If they're way too confident and talk about it like it's a walk in the park, then that's your queue to walk away.
  5. Don't get a cheap surgeon as a compromise (save a little longer). That's not to say an inexpensive doctor is bad, but if you get stuck with bad results, you'll pay a LOT more later on to get it fixed (and you can bet you'll need to be seeing that doctor you couldn't afford before).

There's so many more thing to consider when choosing a plastic surgeon, but these are just a few to get you started. Please take your time, do your research, see at least 5 surgeons, and save enough to make sure they're well qualified. Good luck in your search and I hope you get plastic surgery for the right reasons!

Plastic Surgery Star  -  Jan. 4

i am 64 yrs old and i have problems with my dentures, and do n ot wear my botttom teeth, wil the full facelift affect your face as you do not have anything to hold your face up or together?

debbie  -  Jan. 27

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