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WASHINGTON, DC, February 02, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- One of the most important decisions you will make before your plastic surgery procedure will be choosing the right surgeon. There are thousands of options when it comes to picking a plastic surgeon. This can make the process seem overwhelming. However, if you know what to look for, choosing the best plastic surgeon for your procedure can be much easier.
You want to make sure your potential plastic surgeon is qualified to provide you with the procedure you are interested in. One of the surest ways to obtain this information is to look at your plastic surgeon's website and find his or her biography. On this page you will find information about the surgeon's educational background, professional affiliations, and board-certifications.
This last piece of information is particularly important. Make sure you choose a surgeon who is board-certified within an area of practice that applies to your procedure. For example, if you are interested in facial cosmetic surgery, make sure your potential plastic surgeon is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Quality of Results
After looking at your potential plastic surgeon's biography page, take a moment to view their before and after gallery, if one is available. You want a plastic surgeon who looks good on paper, but who has also accomplished beautiful results in the past for other patients. A lot can be gleaned from a before and after gallery. Pay close attention to the pictures of patients who have had the same procedure you are interested in.
If you are satisfied with your potential plastic surgeon's credentials and impressed by the quality of his or her work, call to schedule an initial consultation. The information on a webpage is a great place to start, but nothing can take the place of a one-on-one consultation. This meeting will give you an opportunity to ask your prospective plastic surgeon any questions you may have. It will also give you a feel for their personality, their staff, and the environment in which your surgery will take place. Your comfort should be a primary concern during every stage of this process.
A consultation is not a commitment. You should feel free to visit as many plastic surgeons as you need to before determining which surgeon is best suited to provide you with the service you deserve.
If you live in the areas of Washington DC, Maryland, or Northern Virginia and are looking for a facial plastic surgeon, please visit the website of double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Daria Hamrah at NOVA SurgiCare today at http://www.novasurgicare.com.
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