Cosmetic surgery aims not only physical beautification of a person, but especially the opportunity to provide a more appropriate and positive, improving their self-esteem and, therefore, the quality of life.
There is no reason why one should be exposed to a transaction for less invasive enough, without having full confidence in the specialist who performed, in full knowledge of the procedures used and their potential consequences.
“All patients are entitled to have them explain the details of the surgery, risks and complications, advantages and disadvantages of particular techniques in order to make a balanced cost/benefit at the time of making the decision,” said an specialist surgeon in plastic surgery.
There is a lot of information, sometimes in excess and without ethical parameters that invades the magazines and TV shows. Laboratories of cosmetic surgery in high-rating programs or journalistic forays medical information confuse fame with advertising or prestige, have this specialty as frivolous.
A responsible decision
First, the person must be emotionally stable and contained, not to place unrealistic expectations on the operation (such as recovering a partner or have more success at work or in relationships) and be prepared to face the post-makeover the operation.
The surgeon must know the interview discover hidden psychological aspects of the patient and that may have influence on the good performance of a facelift. A patient is in a state of depression is not able to be operated coincide professionals. The surgeon is not a magician, can only improve the physical forms, no family problems or soul.
It is also important to have a consensus in favor of the patient’s family, explains Pedro, to join him properly, otherwise it will not share the joy of a good result and will support you in the event of any problems arising.
Search the ideal professional
This fundamental task takes time and judgment to not make hasty decisions from which one can regret later. Professionals agree that at least three specialists should be consulted in order to compare and choose the best.
Ideally, a medical doctor devoted exclusively to cosmetic surgery, although there are other professionals who are capable of performing stand as intervention-dermatologists, ophthalmologists, cosmetologists, repairers-surgeons, and has extensive experience in the area.
The art of cosmetic surgery, which usually takes the form of healthy people who want to improve their appearance, requires some training and judgment that only give specialty and talent. The hardest thing in the consultation is to say no and prioritize patient must recognize and accept the decision of the plastic surgeon. It is important to assess the professional belief that clearly puts the profits.
Do not rule out the possibility of asking pictures and phone numbers of patients operated on, talk to people in the waiting room, to learn how has your experience with the professional.
In the query
The first interview should never last less than thirty minutes. A good professional will take the time to listen carefully to the patient, observe, evaluate your expectations and sparing no detail explain the risks and benefits that can be expected from the intervention.
Professionals recommend that when you leave the office after the interview there be no doubt, even if you think your questions seem silly or insistent: description of the procedure, to take risks, type of anesthesia, duration of operation, postoperative characteristics, etcetera.
It is good practice that all information provided by the surgeon at the consultation, especially with regard to risks and possible complications, are made in writing, read carefully.
Recommendations to remember”
- Take time to choose the professional. Do not do it in the first consultation.
- Have a previous interview with the anesthesiologist, a key player in the operating room. You can also ask prior knowledge to the team and verify their professional accreditation.
- Any operation should be performed in a fully equipped operating room and medical equipment, as the surgeon, being specialists trained in approved centers.
- Knowing the risks of any operation: infection, poor wound healing, bleeding, unexpected complications, undesired cosmetic results, etc.
- Planning the operation considering that it will take a period of time for recovery or circumvent any unforeseen. Avoid travel dates near, parties or important events.
- Be quiet, and if you can not put the operation first on their agenda, it should leave for later.