Info That You Must Have With Regard To Cosmetic Surgery
It is not uncommon to feel trepidatious about having cosmetic surgery. There are many questions you may have, or concerns that are plaguing you. The key to making the best decisions is knowledge. With the right information and advice, like you will see ahead, you can feel that you are getting the best from your decisions.
Ask your plastic surgeon about antibiotics. It is likely that you will need to use antibiotics prior to the surgery so that your immune system is in good working order to fight infections that can occur. If you have been told that antibiotics are unnecessary, think about seeking an alternative opinion.
Every surgeon has a specialty. You should talk with the surgeon you are considering, to make sure that his specialty is what suits your needs. While there are many doctors that do multiple types of procedures, it would be your best bet to have your surgery done by someone who has expert knowledge in that specific type.
Check out your surgeon’s malpractice insurance coverage. You will need money to cover costs of a second procedure and to pay for your pain and suffering if you are unhappy with your results. If a doctor is not insured, do not use them. They may not carry insurance because of previous problems.
Go to your state’s Office of Insurance Regulation website, and look up your surgeon’s name. You will have access to records on malpractices, and complaints. Also information on the insurance your surgeon has subscribed to. If this information does not match what your surgeon told you, you should move on.
Cosmetic surgery is no easy decision. You can see that there are many factors to take into consideration. This article has brought a few of those to light. Take the time, and make the effort to find out all you need to know. This will put yourself at ease before you proceed.
Dr. Jay H. Lucas, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
The Lucas Center Plastic Surgery
280 Fort Sanders West Boulevard Building 4 #112 Knoxville TN 37922
Phone: (865) 218-6210