4 Things To Do Before Choosing a Cosmetic Surgeon

A patient talking to a cosmetic surgeon Before you undergo any cosmetic surgery procedure, it’s important to find the right surgeon for you. How do you decide who is the best fit?

This blog can help. Check out the four essential steps everyone should take before choosing a cosmetic surgeon.

1. Research Credentials and Experience

Seek out board certification in cosmetic surgery, which guarantees the surgeon has received extensive training in the field. Also, consider the surgeon’s experience in performing the specific procedure you’re interested in. A surgeon with experience is likelier to provide safe treatment and satisfying outcomes.

2. Read Patient Reviews and Testimonials

Reading testimonials and reviews from previous patients can give valuable insight into the surgeon’s skills and patient satisfaction. Look for reviews on reputable websites and platforms, and pay attention to any recurring themes or patterns in the feedback.

3. Arrange an Appointment

Once you’ve narrowed down your list of potential cosmetic surgeons, schedule a consultation. During the consultation, you’ll get to meet the surgeon, talk about your goals and worries, and get more information about the procedure. 

Take this time to ask questions about the surgeon’s approach, experience, and expected outcomes. A consultation is also a chance to assess the surgeon’s bedside manner and determine if you feel comfortable and confident in their care.

4. Consider Your Surgeon’s Questions

When you’re considering surgery, your surgeon should ask you questions. Surgeons are like other medical professionals who should look at your whole health picture. They need to know about your medical history, even if you’re thinking about a cosmetic procedure.

Whether it’s for cosmetic reasons or something more serious, if your surgeon is not asking about your medical history and considering it when talking about what to do, it might be a sign they’re not the right fit.

Schedule a Consultation in Illinois

Ready to take the next step toward achieving your aesthetic goals? Schedule a consultation with Old Town Med Spa in Illinois today. Our skilled cosmetic surgeons dedicate themselves to providing personalized care and achieving beautiful, natural-looking results. 

Contact us at our Lincoln Park office (312) 882-0700 or Bucktown office (312) 643-1689 to book your consultation. We look forward to helping you look and feel your best!

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