How does one improve the chances of an excellent outcome with elective cosmetic surgery and procedures?

Plastic Surgeon Dr. Dean Kane of Baltimore Answers Question Regarding Cosmetic Surgery Outcomes

Q. How does one improve the chances of an excellent outcome with elective cosmetic surgery and procedures? A. ​There are times when the media addresses true concerns for the public. The following re-blogged article recognizes that there are ways to diminish the risk of elective procedures particularly in Cosmetic Surgery. There are several bullet points to help you:
  • Are you consulting with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with Certification of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery?
  • Does this surgeon have the skills and talent in the area of surgical experience you desire enhanced?
  • Does this surgeon comply with and is up-to-date with Accreditation by the AAAASF (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities) or JCAHO (Joint Commission: Accreditation, Health Care, Certification or have privileges for the procedures desired by a local accredited hospital or surgery center?
  • Do you understand and have trust in the surgeon; does he or she trust you as a patient?
  • Does your medical history and social history raise concerns regarding the ability to complete the procedure and recover safely?
Please link to: http://www.plasticsurgery.org/patient-safety/do-your-homework.html and http://www.smartbeautyguide.com/select-surgeon/how-to-choose-a-surgeon for more information. To your health and beauty! I wish you the best!
This information is not meant as medical advice. It is provided solely for education. Our practice would be pleased to discuss your unique circumstances and needs as they relate to these topics.
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