If you’ve decided to have cosmetic surgery, you’ll need to select a surgeon with the appropriate training, skills, and experience to carry out the whole procedure.
Talk to your GP
When looking for a surgeon to carry out a cosmetic surgery, your GP may be the best person to contact first. Talk to them about any health issues you have and whether these might affect or be affected later by the cosmetic surgery. Your GP will also suggest you with an appropriately trained and experienced surgeon for Cosmetic Surgery Manchester.
Check the surgeon, and hospital are registered
Check certain things before you finally choose a cosmetic surgeon for your cosmetic surgery like:
– The surgeon must, as a minimum, be registered with the GMC and be fully insured to carry out the procedure in the UK.
– Check that the person who advises you about the surgery is the surgeon who will perform or supervise the process.
– Check that the provider – the hospital/ company/ clinic – is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), or not which is the independent regulator of health services in England.
– You can ask the provider to show you their registration certificate
– Researching how good they are
Visit cosmetic surgery clinics
Gather as much information as you can about the procedure, the places that offer it (clinics and hospitals), and the surgeons who carry it out. Visit clinics and hospitals, and ask questions. Reputable service providers happily discuss everything with you. Also, write down questions you want to ask the surgeons. Always choose a clinic or hospital near to the place you live, as you might not wish to travel far after an operation.
Talk with the surgeon
– Ask them if they are on the GMC’s specialist register in the area of practice relevant to the procedure you have chosen.
– Ask if they’re insured to perform cosmetic surgery in the UK.
– Ask about what you want to change and why, the options available, and the likely results of a surgical procedure.
– Ask the surgeon about any medical conditions you have and all the medications you’re taking.
Ask about the procedure
The surgeon should give you details of exactly what’s involved in the procedure, including how long it will take to complete the procedure, afterward pain, how long the recovery should be, the potential risks and complications specific to the procedure, how long the results will last, etc.
Don’t forget to ask yourself these questio
• Do I understand what’s going to be done to me?
• Are my expectations of the results of the surgery realistic?
• Do I know what could go wrong and, if so, could I cope up with it?