What you need to ask your Cosmetic Surgeon

Once you’ve done your homework and selected a suitable cosmetic surgeon in your locality, here are a few questions that you have to ask him before going in for surgery. The answers to these will help you get comfortable with the whole process and also get the best results.

  •  Am I a suitable candidate for the surgery? Are there any non-invasive cosmetic treatments that may suit me better?
  • What results can I hope to achieve? Are my expectations realistic?
  • Does my medical history have any impact on the surgery? Will you be liaising with my GP?
  • What is the surgery process like?
  • What anaesthetics will be used?
  • How long will I have to remain in hospital after the surgery?
  • What is the overall downtime?
  • What day-to-day activities do I have to refrain from?
  • Will I experience any pain or discomfort? Will the surgeon provide any after-care medication?
  • What do I need to keep in mind when I’m at home after surgery?
  • How long will the results last?
  • What is the total cost of the surgery? Does it include aftercare treatment and medication as well?
  • What are the potential risks related to the particular cosmetic surgery that I am about to undergo?