Choosing a surgeon for cosmetic surgery

Choosing a surgeon for cosmetic surgery

Choosing a surgeon for cosmetic surgery

Not only does cosmetic surgery mean a permanent change to your appearance, as with any surgery, it also carries an element of risk. So it makes sense that you would want your body – or face – to be in the hands of someone who will deliver a great aesthetic outcome safely.

With that in mind, how do you go about choosing the right surgeon for you?

Ideally, you would choose someone with whom you have a good rapport and you feel understands your expectations; explains the surgery and potential risks carefully and doesn’t make you feel pressured into making a decision with which you don’t feel comfortable. But crucially, you should consider a skilled surgeon with the appropriate training and qualifications.

One thing you may not realise is that in Australia a wide range of medical practitioners perform cosmetic surgery but not all have undergone the same level of training and assessment. So knowing more about the difference between practitioners can help inform your choice.

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