Top tips when considering cosmetic surgery
Cosmetic Clinic Dubai | 1 August 2019
1 Make sure you have clear reasons for wanting cosmetic surgery and ensure these reasons have been made by you and you alone. Spend some time considering whether surgery is right for you.
2 Try to be certain it will improve your well being and quality of life and consider whether now is the right time
3 Ensure you receive a professional opinion to provide you with sound clinical advice. Your consultant plastic surgeon should be certified and highly experienced.
4 Find out about the surgeon’s clinical history. What are your surgeon’s results like? Do they publish corrective surgery statistics and collect patient satisfaction data?
5 Consultations are very helpful if you’re not sure of your options.
6 Ensure you feel at ease with your consultant. Are they courteous and professional? Do they understand your concerns and desired outcomes? Do they clearly explain your options? Do they take photographs with signed consent?
7 Research the procedure you intend to have thoroughly, ensuring you are aware of any possible complications. Your surgeon should not shy away from explaining the risks or complications of your procedure.
8 Be clear of your desired outcomes and ensure you understand what results you can expect.
9 If you are having implants, make sure you know how long they will last and if they will need to be replaced? Will there be any future costs?
10 It is important to have the support you need before surgery, but have you considered post-surgery? What aftercare will be provided and who should you contact if you are concerned?
11 Discuss prices beforehand.
12 Don’t feel pressurised to proceed after your first consultation, make sure you have a good think about whether surgery is right for you. It’s always advised to have a cooling off period to be 100% sure.