These recommendations for cosmetic plastic
surgery preparation are the essential guide that will inform you
how to deal with cosmetic plastic surgery , give tips and
advices for better preparation and recovery process. Follow
these recommendations and reach the best results!
Have Realistic Expectations
When you decide to have a cosmetic procedure done
it is very important to realize what can and cannot be done. By
educating yourself on the particular procedure you are
considering, you will have a better idea of its limitations and
will have more realistic expectations.
It’s far better to ask exactly what you can expect then to
assume how it will turn out. However, from our experience most
patients are quite happy and excited with their results.
Who Can Trust?
Every year, hundreds of thousands of plastic and cosmetic
surgeries are performed worldwide. While most operations are
performed to high standards by fully qualified specialists, a
number are carried out by ill-prepared surgeons, in substandard
hospitals or private clinics.
Patients should be fully informed on the quality of the hospital
they are treated in, the qualifications and experience of those
carrying out the operations, the possible risks, and the after
If you are considering cosmetic surgery, you should check out
the credentials of the clinic, the consultant who will treat
you, and what you are paying for.
to look for?
Ensure your surgeon‘s registration on the medical specialist
register - as well as him meeting other criteria, qualifying
him/her for cosmetic surgery procedures. Don’t take for granted
that a specialist registration, a plastic surgery diploma or
consultancy qualifies a surgeon to have expertise in “cosmetic”
Ensure your surgeon has experience and formal education in
Especially full time consultants - surgeons in State Health Care
hospitals are often lacking experience and formal training in
aesthetic surgery procedures, as these procedures are not the
main goal of State Health Services. Therefore make sure your
registered specialist - consultant is not performing aesthetic
surgery as “a bit on the site”.
Ensure you're given the full details of your treatment you're
going to have and take your time to think about it.
Be prepared to ask questions, and ask
for a second consultation to
make sure you understand the risks and the
Make sure that these extra information sessions are free of
charge, as it is your own and your consultant’s duty to be fully
Choose your private clinic - hospital
The safety and quality of medical care is regulated by
Make sure the hospital – private clinic you choose for has an up
to date, official, internationally recognized, Quality
Certificate for Medical & Surgical care, and even more specific
for Plastic Aesthetic Surgery and cosmetic treatments.
Make sure that your initial consultation is with the treating
consultant surgeon himself and not with some surgeon or
consultant hopping around to collect patients for surgery
Make sure your
aesthetic surgery is not performed in the same operating theatre
and facilities as surgery for infected pathology.
Infections - Bacterial Cross-infection - should be avoided, but
especially so in healthy cosmetic surgery patients. Check if
your clinic - hospital has an overnight facility, or that you
will be discharged after the operation and taken to a hotel.
Many clinics or private hospitals in Europe and the USA have no
hospital rooms. Patients are taken to a nearby hotel with, at
best, some paramedical supervision. A hotel room is not
medically equipped and is not an ideal environment after more
Make sure the
fees are all inclusive. Be aware of “cheap
surgery”. Make sure that fees are reasonable. Expensive is not a
guarantee for high quality, but cheap isn’t either. Be aware of
some low budget clinics and assure yourselves of the quality of
the materials and the equipment used.
Make sure your reservation fee will be fully reimbursed in case
you will decide to cancel the operation.
Cosmetic surgery does not require general anesthesia.
Keep in mind that some of the more serious risks of aesthetic
surgery are due to prolonged general anesthesia. Modern
aesthetic surgeons should offer alternatives such as intravenous
sedation techniques to avoid these serious and unnecessary
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