It seems you can't turn on the TV or read a magazine or
news paper lately without seeing something about he increase in
numbers of cosmetic surgeries.
Before you consider getting a nip and tuck, it's important to
know how to choose the right surgeon.
Whether you're considering cosmetic surgery to improve your
appearance or reconstructive surgery to correct defects or
improve function, you want a surgeon with the skill and training
to help achieve your goals.
Here are some questions the American Society of Plastic Surgeon
recommends you ask the doctor before you let him or her raise a
scalpel or a laser. :
1. Are you certified by a national or state board of plastic
2. Do you have hospital privileges to perform this surgery? If
so, at which hospital?
3. How many procedures of this type have you performed?
4. Where and how will you perform my surgery?
5. Is the surgical facility accredited or or in the process of
being accredited by a national or state-recognized accrediting
6. What are the risks involved with my procedure?
7. How long of a recovery period can I expect, and what kind of
help will I need during my recovery?
8. Will I need to take time off work? If so, how long?
9. How much will my procedure cost? Are financing options