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How can a surgeon help someone decide whether or not to get cosmetic surgery?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Consultation
Make sure to see a specialist in aesthetic surgery and see them for a consultation.
They can help you understand the process of cosmetic surgery, realistic expectations from the procedure, and expected recovery time. They would be glad to inform you whether you are a good candidate.

In brief: Consultation
Make sure to see a specialist in aesthetic surgery and see them for a consultation.
They can help you understand the process of cosmetic surgery, realistic expectations from the procedure, and expected recovery time. They would be glad to inform you whether you are a good candidate.
Dr. David Sherris
Dr. David Sherris
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Dr. J David Holcomb
Facial Plastic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Details
A licensed, board certified surgeon with hospital privileges is where you should start.
He/she can help you determine whether you are a candidate for a particular procedure and inform you about the risks, cost, time required for healing and expected outcome. You must decide whether you are comfortable with the surgeon, facility, anesthesia type, risks, cost, downtime and anticipated benefits.

In brief: Details
A licensed, board certified surgeon with hospital privileges is where you should start.
He/she can help you determine whether you are a candidate for a particular procedure and inform you about the risks, cost, time required for healing and expected outcome. You must decide whether you are comfortable with the surgeon, facility, anesthesia type, risks, cost, downtime and anticipated benefits.
Dr. J David Holcomb
Dr. J David Holcomb
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: THEIR EXPERTISE AND
Your expectations as far as whether what you want is reasonable and doable, as well as safe.

In brief: THEIR EXPERTISE AND
Your expectations as far as whether what you want is reasonable and doable, as well as safe.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Suzanne Galli
Facial Plastic Surgery
In brief: Cosmetic surgery
An experienced facial plastic surgeon can evaluate your face and tell you what your options are or if you need surgery.

In brief: Cosmetic surgery
An experienced facial plastic surgeon can evaluate your face and tell you what your options are or if you need surgery.
Dr. Suzanne Galli
Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dr. Tom Pousti
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Good Ethics
A well-trained/experienced plastic surgeon will be able to provide you with a lot of information during the consultation process.
Determining your motivation and determining whether you are a good candidate for a specific procedure is part of this process. Also, discussing pros/cons as well as the potential risk/complications of any considered procedure is important.

In brief: Good Ethics
A well-trained/experienced plastic surgeon will be able to provide you with a lot of information during the consultation process.
Determining your motivation and determining whether you are a good candidate for a specific procedure is part of this process. Also, discussing pros/cons as well as the potential risk/complications of any considered procedure is important.
Dr. Tom Pousti
Dr. Tom Pousti
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