Having a facelift, liposuction, breast augmentation or any other cosmetic surgery is a serious investment in altering your appearance. For most people, it is a personal experience and they want to connect with a surgeon that engenders their trust.
When choosing a surgeon, you should always look for one who is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons or the American Board of Plastic Surgeons. These associations have rigorous standards that often include board certification, a set number of years of surgical experience and a basic residency requirement. They also encourage members to seek continuing education opportunities on a regular basis.
Location is also another factor to consider. Many procedures require multiple consultations and follow-up appointments. Even after the procedure itself you may need to come back for two or three follow-up appointments to monitor your healing and recovery. Trying to find a surgeon who is within a reasonable traveling distance will help you maintain a comfort level to maximize recovery time and limit over all cost.
Cosmetic surgery is a personal experience on multiple levels. We look forward to being able to meet your needs while developing our professional relationship. Please feel free to call us at 309.827.3881 to schedule an initial consultation. We look forward to meeting you!