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Selecting the right plastic surgeon for your surgery

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Published on Saturday, 07 May 2011 10:03
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When you decide to have plastic surgery, you are making a major decision. Whether it is liposuction or getting something like an eye lift done, know that plastic surgery is still surgery and isn't a matter to be taken lightly. You want the best surgeon working with you that you can have. Just like with any other profession, there are good ones and there are bad ones. When you decide that you are going to have plastic surgery it is your duty to make sure that you select a competent plastic surgeon to work on you. This process is not an easy one. It should take you about one to three months to thoroughly go through the process of selecting a plastic surgeon.

A good place to start looking for a plastic surgeon is on the internet. You can go to many forums online and ask questions without people knowing who you are. You can see which surgeons in your area have the best reputations among people who have had plastic surgery. You can also take that a step further and see which plastic surgeons in the country have the best reputations and do the best work. Good plastic surgeons will have many before and after pictures posted online. They are not ashamed of their work and stand by it. After spending sometime online you will have a field of candidates to choose from. Now it is time to start talking to them personally.

You will have to decide if you want a local surgeon or one you may have to travel to see. Remember that you should have at least one consultation with the potential plastic surgeon before you decide on anything. That could affect your choice of surgeon if you live in Boston and are thinking about a surgeon who is operating out of Los Angeles. Also, you will need somebody to drive you after the surgery and a place to stay. If you choose a surgeon cross country, can make sure those things are available to you?

Which ever way you decide to go, when you start interviewing surgeons ask a lot of questions and take notes. Ask to see all the credentials of the surgeon. Verify all qualifications that the surgeon has and ask for references. Contact all the references that you are given. You can never have too many references. Make sure you feel comfortable with the plastic surgeon. Also, don't forget to bring pictures to give them an idea of what you want.

Don't let price be the deciding factor in your decision. In a lot of cases, the better surgeons charge a higher price. This discourages some people from selecting them and they end up settling on a lesser qualified surgeon. If price is a concern, save up more money until you can afford the surgeon you truly want.

By following the above tips you can make your plastic surgery experience a pleasant one. That is what a quality plastic surgeon can guarantee.

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