With so much information available at our fingertips, it is easy to get caught in a rabbit hole of research before a procedure such as breast augmentation. While doing your own research can be helpful, there is a limit to what Google can tell you about your own breast augmentation, and there comes a point when you need to talk with an experienced plastic surgeon.
Take a look at some do’s and don’ts when preparing for your breast enhancement to help you get the most out of your procedure.
Do Use Online Research to Find a Plastic Surgeon
The first step of any plastic surgery procedure is to find a plastic surgeon in your area. This is absolutely a step that online research can help with. When choosing a breast augmentation surgeon, look for these qualities:
- Affiliations with accredited medical associations such as The American Society of Plastic Surgeon, The American College of Surgeons and others
- Ample experience performing breast enhancement procedures
- Excellent online reviews
Do Use Online Research to Gain an Understanding of Your Procedure
Online research can also help you to gain an understanding of the basic options, requirements and steps involved in a breast augmentation. Having this knowledge will help you to better communicate with your plastic surgeon about your specific goals.
Do Collaborate with Your Plastic Surgeon
This is where you should hop off Google and head to your consultation with your breast augmentation plastic surgeon to discuss your individualized procedure in more detail. He or she brings years of experience to the table, helping to make your wish list a reality that remains balanced with your natural body shape and type.
Don’t Let Unrealistic Expectations Drive Your Breast Augmentation
While bringing in pictures of breast augmentation results you love can be helpful, avoid falling into the trap of picturing someone else’s body on your own. The goal of your plastic surgeon is to take your wish list and give you beautiful results that complement your natural proportions.
If you’re ready to sit down with a plastic surgeon to discuss your procedure, call our Folsom office at 916-983-9895 or contact us online to book a consultation today.