Plastic surgery are useful for improving a person’s appearance, but are not recommended for everyone. Plastic surgery may seem the easiest way to change the look of a man dissatisfied with how they look. Whoever decides to make such a surgery, aesthetic purposes, should be aware of before that could be risks, benefits and limitations of these procedures.
Factors that should be taken into account
Cosmetic surgeries alter certain parts of the body and may increase self-esteem and confidence of a person.
But the procedure is not as simple as it seems and before they resort to these operations should take into account the following factors:
- Patient expectations – must be anticipated improvement, not perfection. If a person expect after plastic surgery to look like a movie star, will be disappointed. No one should rely on plastic surgery to save his emotional relationship, to get a promotion at work or improve their social life.
- Cost – plastic surgery is not covered by most health insurance plans and their cost varies depending on the procedure even up to several thousand euros. To this sum must be added the cost recovery period, care or additional corrections.
- Risks – dissatisfaction may occur after any type of surgery, and other complications such as excessive bleeding or infection at the incision site.
- Recovery – after surgery may be necessary even weeks or months to heal. Must take into account any physical inconvenience that may occur during recovery, and how surgery may affect different aspects of a person’s life (personal, social, professional).
- – Mental influences – esteem could be enhanced by plastic surgery but not depression or other mental disorders.
Choosing a plastic surgeon with experience
If a person decides to undergo cosmetic surgery, you should choose a surgeon who specializes in the procedure you want to do. Recommendations on specialist must reach the people trust, such as your family doctor or a friend who has experienced such a procedure successfully.
During the first consultation, the surgeon will examine and evaluate the body of the patient wishes to intervene surgically. The doctor will also ask for a list of all medicines used, will require details of the medical history of the person shall be subject to aesthetic surgery and will have a discussion about its desires and expectations.
During the consultation, the patient could Specialist address the following questions:
- Are a suitable candidate for this procedure? Why or why not?
- There are other treatments than surgery that might work just as well or even better for me?
- How many times have you done this procedure? What were the results?
- I could see photographs or other images that I can help you better understand the procedure and how to get the results you want?
- May be required and other procedures may be enough one to achieve the desired effect?
- What are the surgical options? What are the pro and cons for each?
- What type of anesthesia is used? How could it affect me?
- I will be boarding? For how long?
- What are the possible complications?
- How will monitor how the healing progresses and my health after surgery?
- What will be the price of the procedure?
- May be required and other surgical correction? The estimated cost to include them?
Patient and surgeon must work effectively in setting specific, measurable and achievable before surgery, for it to succeed.
Even if all conditions are met, the decision belongs to plastic surgery in all patients. Therefore every person who wishes to appeal to these procedures must ensure that he made the best choice in terms of doctor and that will be provided the best treatment options.