Questions to Ask Your Breast Augmentation Plastic Surgeon
Breast augmentation can transform a woman’s personality and improve her self-esteem. However, the key to success in this procedure lies in choosing the right surgeon and determining the right type of breast implants and surgical plan suiting to a patient’s unique needs.
At the time of initial consultation, the patient should feel free to ask questions and clarify her doubts and concerns.
Devoted board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kiran Gill provides breast implant surgery to patients in Naples, Marco Island, South Florida, and other neighborhoods and communities in this profound area of South Florida.
Questions about the Surgeon’s Professional Credentials
Do you have a board certification in plastic surgery?
When a patient chooses a board certified plastic surgeon for breast augmentation, she is assured that the surgeon has proven expertise in the field and has passed a highly rigorous set of standards.
How many years of training and experience do you have in the field of cosmetic surgery?
The cosmetic surgeon should have adequate training and experience in performing various aesthetic surgical procedures, including breast procedures such as breast implants.
Do you have operating privileges at a local surgery center or hospital?
Staff privileges or operating privileges at a surgery center or a hospital mean that the surgeon is permitted to use those facilities to perform breast augmentation surgery. These privileges make the procedure safer for the patient.
What is your success rate in breast augmentation surgery procedure?
Although breast augmentation is a low-risk surgery, complications may arise. The surgeon should be able to provide the patient with a realistic answer and give her a clear picture about the potential risks and complications so that she can make an informed choice.
How much will the breast augmentation surgery cost me?
Breast augmentation is typically performed as an elective procedure, and the patient will have to pay for it as an out of pocket cost. Therefore, she should have a clear idea of all the costs associated with the surgery.
Questions about the Surgical Procedure
Should I choose saline or silicone breast implants?
Choosing the appropriate implant type is a vital decision. While the patient will have a say in the decision, she should carefully consider the surgeon’s recommendation and their reasons for it.
What would you recommend as the right size and shape of implants for me?
Breast implant size, shape and texture should be personalized for every patient. The cosmetic surgeon will consider the patient’s natural breast size, thickness of breast skin, and her personal aesthetic goals before making a recommendation.
Which surgical technique would you use for my procedure?
In case of breast augmentation surgery, the surgeon can place incisions below the breast crease, in the underarms, or around the areolas. Implant placement may also be made below or above the pectoral muscle. These decisions should be made in close consultation with the patient.
How long will it take for me to recovery after breast augmentation?
Recovery is an important aspect of a major surgery such as breast augmentation. The patient should have a fair idea of how much downtime will be involved, and what precautions she may have to take and for how long before she fully recovers from the surgery.
Accomplished and board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kiran Gill receives patients from Naples, Marco Island, South Florida, and other towns and suburbs in this glorious area of The Sunshine State for breast implants.
Dr. Kiran Gill is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. To learn more about her cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and and treatments call 239.596.8000 or click here. Taking new patients in Naples, Marco Island, South Florida and surrounding areas.