Top Tips to be Considered while Choosing Cosmetic Surgery?

Top Tips to be Considered while Choosing Cosmetic Surgery?

·       Finding an experienced, credentialed plastic surgeon should be your first and foremost important step while choosing cosmetic surgery.

·       It would help if you had realistic expectations with the procedure, as nothing can be achieved overnight; it takes healing time.

·       An educated consultation is indispensable to decide whether surgery is the right option for you concerning your medical health, physiological and anatomical status, and, most important, your problem status.

·       Timing is crucial in deciding cosmetic procedures, as waiting is required to achieve optimal outcomes, especially when considering the tuck, lift, or contouring procedures.

Cosmetic surgery offers a subtle solution to compromised facial harmony or body silhouette. Cosmetic surgery should always result in changing your life for the better, and giving importance to contouring surgeries is undoubtedly on the top because achieving an appealing figure or hour-glass profile is a dream for everyone, says Dr. Karishma Kagodu, MS, M CH., a board-certified celebrity plastic surgeon.

Nowadays, the top body contouring 360-degree procedures, like circumferential abdominoplasty and mommy makeover that may include breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, and Brazilian butt lifts, are not just reserved for Hollywood A-listers. Still, common people can also avail the benefits of looks transformation or makeover with cosmetic procedures.

Men and women alike are going under the knife to fix sagging jowls, crow's feet, bat wings, love handles, or cottage cheese thighs because cosmetic surgeries have never been hotter, and not just among the Cineworld celebrities.

Here, Dr. Karishma's Top tips for potential cosmetic-surgery patients to consider are briefed below:

1.    Check your plastic surgeon's qualifications: The first and foremost task while considering cosmetic plastic surgery is checking and evaluating the chosen plastic surgeon's credibility with respect to their earned active memberships, hands-on practices, performed successful surgeries, online reviews and 'after-and-before photographs of the past patients, and the most important the required qualification and training perform the specific cosmetic surgical procedures. Internal medicine doctors, maxillofacial surgeons, gynecologists, and even dentists performing cosmetic procedures, which is the grey part of the industry. However, you must be more conscious, wise, and conscientious while choosing your plastic surgeon and checking board certification is a must.

Note: Your plastic surgeon must be board-certified, and they should have a MBBS degree, followed by General surgery and super speciality in MCH Plastic surgery to perform the specific procedures.

2.    You should have realistic expectations: You go under the knife once you get your medical clearance and other tests concerning your candidacy to receive the plastic surgery. And one must note that every surgical procedure involves some risks or discomforts as a part of their healing development. However, you are expected to follow the pre-and-post op guidelines as suggested by your plastic surgeon. Sometimes, when a candidate is not fit for surgery, they are recommended for non-surgical options for contouring or skincare treatments. Therefore, it is indispensable for a patient to have realistic expectations with the surgery because medical-proven procedures focus on offering the best aesthetic outcomes possible. Thus, your expectations with surgery should be realistic, as every procedure involves some discomforts like pain, swelling, redness, bruising, and limitations of activities during the healing period. However, you are required to follow the post-op guidelines, as the advantages always outweigh the side effects of surgery.

3.    Evaluate the surgical facility: It is an inevitable task to evaluate surgical facilities before selecting them for your surgical process. One must choose an accredited hospital or cosmetic surgery centre for their procedure, as these facilities ensure a safe and hassle-free surgical experience without the risks of infections or misshapen. The clinic must have a license certificate and high-end safety standards to perform the surgical procedures in a hygienic environment. The availability of high-end technologies or equipment sets the surgical centre apart from other common healthcare centres and plays a significant role in meeting the desired outcomes.

4.    Consider the timing: Yes, timing is crucial while you are considering plastic surgery. Firstly, you have to look up your schedule and does it allow you to invest time for proper healing. Secondly, suppose you are considering a facial procedure (such as rhinoplasty or nose job) or a body contouring surgery, such as a mommy makeover, i.e., breast augmentation, breast lift, 360-degree abdominoplasty, Brazilian butt lift, etcetera. In that case, waiting until you have completed your family is a prerequisite. One must note that having babies, pregnancy, and breastfeeding can dramatically change a woman's body; however, it is better to wait until you have met your family goal to reap the utmost benefits of plastic cosmetic surgery.  

5.    Cosmetic surgeries are not just for women

Cosmetic surgeries are for MEN & WOMEN. Anyone above the legal age of 18 can undergo a cosmetic surgery , but it is always better to meet your plastic surgeon and make a conscious and stable decision. Bodycontouring procedures like liposuction, breast augmentation, breast reduction are chosen these days by unmarried women too. Men usually choose procedures like Six Pack Ab creation, liposuction, gynecomastia surgery, male chest reduction, belly reduction treatments. All procedures are customized as per patient condition and what they desire.

Your body is forever, so treat it preciously. Learn more about plastic cosmetic surgery or call +91 8042036382, +91 9108969006, or +91 7624809006 and schedule your one-on-one consultation today.

Dr. Karishma Kagodu is a recognized, board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and Managing Director of Dr. Karishma Aesthetics, Bangalore, India. She consults patients at Kaesthetics, Indiranagar, and Kinder Women's Hospital, Whitefield, Bangalore.

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