Before going to have Cosmetic or Plastic surgery, the most important things that you need to keep in mind is tha fact that, as with any other type of operation, there are dangers and complications that can happen, and so you should not only think about them, but as well be comfortable enough with them to want to go ahead with your particular surgery. You should do your homework before you elect to have plastic surgery.
Some of important things you must have to do are as follows:
- To fully understand it's possible benifits and risks, Research surgery properly.
- Talk to other people who have had the procedure to gain their insight. If they have had cosmetic surgery, find out who they went to.
- Don't be afraid to discuss any questions or concerns with your doctor. Be sure the physician knows your complete medical history.
- Do a little research of the cosmetic surgeons in your area. Make sure the surgeon you select is qualified, properly trained, and certified to perform the procedure.
- Talk to your doctor about what to expect after the surgery, including likely results, how much time it may take you to recover, and what the recovery period will feel like.
- Get several opinions and compare what each surgeon tells you.
Before choosing a surgeon, ask the following questions:
- Are you a good candidate for this procedure? Why or why not?
- Are there treatments other than surgery that might work just as well or better for you?
- Can the desired effect be accomplished in one procedure, or are multiple procedures anticipated?
- How many times has the surgeon performed similar procedures, and what were the results?
- What are the surgical options and the pros and cons for each?
- What type of anesthetic will be used, and how will it affect you?
- What results could you expect?
- What are the possible complications?
- Will you be hospitalized and, if so, for how long?
- How will my progress be monitored after surgery? What follow-up care will I receive?
- How often is "touch-up" surgery needed, and is it covered in the cost estimate?
After your visit with your cosmetic surgeon, you may have mixed feelings of excitement and anxiety. Understanding what is involved and having realistic expectations about what can be accomplished are two ways to reduce your anxiety. Make sure you feel absolutely comfortable with and committed to your choices, even after you’ve done your homework and found a surgeon you like, at a price you can afford. At last It's your decision to make.