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7 Questions to Ask Before Having Plastic Surgery

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Plastic Surgery

Are you thinking about having plastic surgery done?

Whether you’ve been considering it for a while now or are new to the idea, the best way to find out more about plastic surgery is by getting a plastic surgeon’s opinion firsthand. Your doctor will be able to add clarity your fears and concerns, as well as provide expert information on all the kinds of procedures. In addition, your plastic surgeon can provide useful advise on which procedures will best suit your needs.

To help clear you of all your doubts and help you get all the answers you need when you meet your doctor, here’s a list of questions you can ask.

  1. What are the benefits of plastic surgery?

In the first place, why did you consider getting plastic surgery done? What perceivable benefits were you expecting to gain from it? Ask your doctor if your initial thoughts are correct, then ask him or her about any other benefits that you may not have been aware of. You might be surprised to find out that plastic surgery has a lot more to offer.

  1. What are the risks and potential complications?

Before you undergo surgery, you want to know what you’re getting yourself into. You want to be well-informed and prepared, which means you also need to be aware of the risks and potential complications that may arise. Ask your doctor about all the possible outcomes of having plastic surgery—even the bad—and ask about what can be done in case something doesn’t turn out as planned.

  1. What procedure do you recommend for me?

You may already have a procedure in mind, but visit your doctor with an open mind. Your doctor is an expert and can recommend procedures that you may not have considered but may be very beneficial for you.

  1. What is the step-by-step process of the procedure?

After deciding on what plastic surgery procedure you want to have, ask your doctor about the step-by-step process so you know exactly what will happen. Knowing everything that will happen, from start to end, will help you relax and worry less.

  1. What preparations do I have to make before surgery?

Don’t forget to ask your doctor about the things you need to do prior to surgery. You want to come into surgery prepared and ready, so ask for a list of things you need to do to beforehand, if any.

  1. What will my recovery process be like?

Ask about your recovery process. How much rest do you need? Do you need to take supplementary oral medicine to ease the pain or speed up the process? Seek any additional information that will help you first, understand what your journey towards recovery will be like, and two, what you can do to make the journey more comfortable for you.

  1. Where will the surgery take place?

Lastly, ask about the facilities where you will be undergoing surgery. You want to make sure that you will be undergoing surgery in a trusted facility with good service and top-of-the-line surgical equipment. Asking about the facility will give you an idea of both. Where you have surgery and under whose care matter, so don’t forget to investigate this part, too.

Keralty Clinics is one of the leading medical centers in the Philippines known for its Comprehensive healthcare services, an extensive line of in-house specialists, and state-of-the-art medical equipment. Keralty is also a pioneer in primary healthcare and outpatient surgery, including plastic surgery.

With trusted in-house plastic surgeons and a fully equipped operating room, you can come any time for a consultation and later on, schedule your procedure at the clinic.

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