Plastic Surgery: Do Your Homework First

Plastic Surgery: Do Your Homework First

Plastic Surgery: Do Your Homework First

When you get ready to make a big life decision, you generally do your research. “I want a tattoo…” You’ll probably ask friends who they liked, and research the Internet to see who is qualified. “I’m in the market for a brand new car.” Again, you’ll call around, do some test driving, and consider the track record of the manufacturer. So why would you give less attention to choosing a opens in a new windowplastic surgeon? Unfortunately, it’s a common mistake.

You’ve Found the One

Not so fast. Just because you found a doctor offering plastic surgery at a rate you can afford does not mean he is qualified. Plastic surgery should be looked at as seriously as any other surgery, and you should make sure the doctor in question has the right experience and certifications. What certifications should you look for?

  • board certification by The American Society of Plastic Surgeons

We also recommend you research their track record. How long have they been in practice? Where did they go to school? Do they have good reviews by previous customers? The last thing we want is to have patients come in seeking a remedy to a poorly performed surgery, and we’re certain you don’t want that either.

Remember, this is a big decision, and it’s worth taking your time to find the right doctor and make sure he is qualified to perform surgery. If you are in need of more advice on the subject of plastic surgery or doctor qualifications, do feel free to opens in a new windowcontact us.

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