How to prepare for your consultation

If you are considering plastic surgery,

it is important to schedule a consultation with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon. During this consultation, you will have the opportunity to discuss your goals and expectations for the procedure, as well as learn more about the potential risks and benefits.

Here are some key things to keep in mind when preparing for a plastic surgery consultation:

1. Research potential plastic surgeons:

Before scheduling a consultation, do some research to identify potential plastic surgeons in your area. Look for board-certified plastic surgeons who’s focus is in the type of procedure you are interested in.

2. Prepare a list of questions:

During your consultation, you should feel comfortable asking your plastic surgeon any questions you may have about the procedure. It can be helpful to write down a list of questions in advance so you don’t forget anything. Some questions to consider might include:

– What are the potential risks and complications of the procedure?
– What type of anesthesia will be used?
– How long is the recovery period?
– Can you see before and after photos of previous patients who have had the same procedure?
– What type of results can you expect?

3. Be honest about your medical history:

Your plastic surgeon will need to know about your medical history in order to determine if you are a good candidate for the procedure. Be honest about any medical conditions you have or medications you are taking, as well as any previous surgeries you have had. Your health and wellness is our priority and having all the information helps us

4. Discuss your goals and expectations:

It is important to have realistic expectations for the outcome of the procedure. Be clear about your goals and what you hope to achieve through plastic surgery. Your plastic surgeon can help you determine if your expectations are realistic.

5. Understand the cost:

Plastic surgery can be expensive, so it is important to understand the cost of the procedure and what is included. Ask about any financing options that may be available, as well as what the cost covers (e.g., surgeon’s fee, anesthesia, facility fee).

In our office we provide financing through CareCredit & Alphaeon. Check out their websites to learn more!

Overall, a plastic surgery consultation is an important step in the process of undergoing a procedure. Take the time to find a qualified plastic surgeon who can answer your questions and help you make an informed decision about whether plastic surgery is right for you.