We all have many important decisions to make in life – and choosing the right plastic surgeon is one of them. After all, he or she will not only be changing how you look, but they will also have your health and safety in their hands. When it comes time to make this important decision, there are a few tips you can follow to get you started.
Do some research
Ask friends and family members for the names of doctors they have used. Ask what they liked (or didn’t like) about their plastic surgeon and even their office staff.
After you’ve made a consultation appointment with a couple of your top choices, keep asking questions! Ask the doctor about their training and certifications. Ask if they are “board certified,” which means that the doctor has met stringent patient safety and training standards after a rigorous process.
Also during your consultation appointment, don’t be afraid to ask for before and after photos of work that they have done. Look at body and face types that are similar to yours, and check to make sure that you like the “after” photos. Each plastic surgeon has a different aesthetic eye, and you want to make sure you like their style.
Use your instincts
When you go to speak with the doctor, make sure that he or she is taking the time to speak with you and addressing all of your concerns. A doctor who is in a big hurry at your first visit is a bad sign! Also, glance around and note how clean the office is, and note how the office staff treats you as well. A messy, dirty office and a staff that doesn’t seem to care if you’ve been waiting an hour past your appointment time are bad signs as well. You should be comfortable with your surroundings and with how you are being treated.
The staff at Specialists in Plastic Surgery in Raleigh, North Carolina, are quite sure that theirs is the office for you. They can help you achieve your plastic surgery goals in a safe, supportive environment. Call (919) 785-0505 to schedule a consultation today!