To ensure that you will receive the best breast surgery, your breast surgeon will assess your condition, health history, amount of breast tissue, lifestyle, and desired cosmetic goals during your consultation. In general, you are a good candidate for breast surgery if:
If performed by a top specialist plastic surgeon, a breast surgical procedure can offer the following benefits:
For many patients, having cosmetic plastic surgery is a life-changing experience. There are many qualified specialist plastic surgeons, but it is always best to find one who is highly experienced in your procedure.
Always find a reputable surgeon who can offer you a range of options and give you the best advice. Avoid choosing an undertrained doctor or so-called “cosmetic surgeon”. See our blog on the difference between a plastic surgeon and a cosmetic surgeon and how to find the best surgeon.
Look at their past patient photos, online reviews and find a surgeon you are truly comfortable with.
Dr Turner, as part of the comprehensive informed consent process, will meticulously address the potential risks and complications associated with plastic surgery during your consultation. His utmost priority is to ensure your well-being and he will outline the measures he will undertake to diligently manage and minimise these risks. It is important to note that despite all precautionary efforts, surgical complications can still arise.
The success of any surgical procedure heavily relies on the collaborative efforts of both the surgeon and the patient. We kindly urge you to actively participate in this partnership by diligently following Dr Turner’s instructions. Prioritise ample rest, maintain a nourishing diet, and allocate sufficient time for a smooth recovery, as these factors significantly contribute to expediting the healing process.
Outlined below are the general risks that pertain to all surgical procedures:
By maintaining open communication, adhering closely to Dr Turner’s guidance, and implementing appropriate self-care measures, we can enhance the likelihood of achieving a remarkable outcome. Your well-being is of paramount importance to us, and we are committed to providing you with the highest level of care throughout this journey.
During your consultation with a top surgeon, you will be advised to avoid any blood-thinning medications, smoking, alcohol, and prolonged sun exposure a week before your surgery to ensure optimal results and lower your risk of complications.
In most cases, your health insurance plan will not cover your facial surgery expenses because it is considered cosmetic and ‘elective surgery’. To reduce your financial burden, Dr Turner can provide you with information about a range of medical financing options during your consultation.
Aside from taking pain relievers and anti-inflammatories, your surgeon will advise you to use an ice compress over your surgical wound to minimize facial discomforts. Before discharge, your surgeon will teach you how to care for your wound.
Several factors will affect the clinical outcome of your surgery including your surgeon’s skills, the type and extent of your surgery, how you care for your wound, and how you adhere to post-surgical instructions. In general, the results of face surgery are permanent and can last for several years. However, you may need another surgery at some point in your life to maintain your younger-looking skin.