Guide On How To Go About Cosmetic Surgery
The decision to get cosmetic surgery is a big choice to make in your life. Even after committing to cosmetic surgery, even more decisions must be made within the process. What kind of surgery to get? Who will do it? Where and when will it take place? Read on into the following paragraphs for insights and answers to guide you to the proper choices for you.
If you have already decided on one surgery or another, and it is coming soon, there is some preparing you need to do. One of the most important things to consider is your pre-op diet. You want to avoid gaining or losing too much weight in this period as it can change things for your doctor.
Before you have a procedure done, make sure you thoroughly look into the said procedure. Many people are excited, and they rush into certain procedures. Their basic research fuels their desires. They forget to make sure that they respect the importance of such a decision, by not thoroughly research the opportunity.
One important aspect of surgeon research prior to cosmetic surgery is an investigation of the surgeon’s malpractice history. You want to know if he or she has had any claims filed against him or her. Although any surgeon may end up with a dissatisfied patient, multiple claims would be a big red flag.
Learn about the risks of your cosmetic surgery. All surgery carries risks. Even the most routine face-lift, can result in death. Though such extreme results are not common, it is important that you learn about all possible risks. You need to make an informed decision. Have your doctor, or surgeon explain all the risks in plain language.
Cosmetic surgery is a process that requires more than one decision. Each should be handled with care, as the repercussions of any one choice can resonate within your life for years, if not decades. Apply the ideas and advice of this article to your cosmetic surgery journey to protect your wallet and health.
Peter B Fodor MD, FACS
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Los Angeles, 90067