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How to Decide if Plastic Surgery is Right for You

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

plastic SurgeryAlthough it’s not as controversial anymore, it used to be that having plastic surgery was similar to wearing a giant “A” on your chest like Hester Prynne, the character from Hawthorn’s The Scarlet Letter. However, as more and more men and women are electing to undergo plastic surgery on almost a whim, it’s not seen the same  as it once was. So how can you make sure you’re getting plastic surgery for the right reasons? Read on to learn more.

Give It Time

If you wake up on a Tuesday and decide that you want to have plastic surgery and schedule your appointment for the next day, you’re not giving yourself enough time. Because plastic surgery is something that will help transform your appearance, you need to make sure that you have thought about it for a reasonable time. If you still want to get surgery, then you know you are ready.

Ask Questions

Go into your surgery or procedure feeling as informed as possible. How exactly? By reading about it and asking questions during your consultation. In fact, we encourage all of our patients at The Center for Plastic Surgery to come to their consultation fully prepared with a long list of questions— that way you leave the office feeling confident you have made the right decision.

Ask Yourself “Why?”

One of the best ways for you to decide whether or not plastic surgery is right for you is to ask yourself why you are considering it. Are you getting it done for yourself or someone else? Are you having it to make yourself happier and to feel better about yourself or just to accentuate your appearance?

Plastic surgery isn’t something that is right for everyone. If, however, it is something that you have put time into thinking about, if you have researched it and asked enough questions and if you have asked yourself why you want it and decided it is for the right reasons, then it may be right for you. To learn more or to schedule an appointment to discuss any further questions you may have, contact The Center For Plastic Surgery today!

Thank you for your business over the years! Dr. Buchanan is closing his practice and the Center For Plastic Surgery's last day open will be January 31, 2023.