Making permanent changes to your face or body with cosmetic surgery is a big decision, and choosing the right plastic surgery procedure is essential if you want to make sure you love your new look. Thinking about your goals, getting an idea of what surgery can (and can’t) do, and working with an experienced surgeon will help you understand your options and make the right decision.
1. Understand Your Motivation
What goal do you have in mind? While you know your body and face better than anyone else, identifying what you would like the finished outcome to be may be better than locking onto a single procedure. Do you want to look younger, modify a feature you’ve never been happy with, or correct a perceived flaw? Are you craving a return to your pre-baby appearance and finding that gym sessions just aren’t helping? Identifying what you want to change and what your true goals are can help you identify the procedure that is right for you.
2. Review Before and After Photos
Check out a variety of “before and after” procedure images to get a sense of the difference a single change makes. While transformations created using multiple procedures have a lot of impact, single procedure photos featuring changes to a sole feature may be most helpful to you. Choosing the right plastic surgery procedure requires an understanding of what each type of operation does.
3. Have a Consultation
A consultation with an expert plastic surgeon to discuss your goals can help you learn more about your options and clarify which procedures you should be focusing on. Choosing the right plastic surgery procedure becomes a team effort once you have your goals in mind; a surgeon can really help refine your needs and clearly outline the steps you’ll need to take.
Working together as a team, we can come up with a treatment plan that will meet your goals and give you a new look you’ll love. Selecting your procedure is just part of the process, but it is an important first step in getting the look you want.