### Tutorial #6 – What to Say to Your Plastic Surgeon During Your Evaluation Appointment
Welcome to the Colombian Obesity and Metabolism Clinic channel! In this video, Dr. Andres Gomez, a specialist in plastic surgery, addresses common concerns about health and beauty. The topic of today’s discussion is what to discuss with your plastic surgeon during your evaluation appointment to avoid any surprises.
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When attending your evaluation appointment, it may seem obvious to communicate your desires and concerns to the specialist. However, many patients often overlook this crucial step and later find themselves surprised or unsettled by the procedure. To prevent this, pay close attention and follow these tips to make the most of your first consultation with the plastic surgeon.
First and foremost, have a clear understanding of what you want to achieve through surgery. Whether it’s reducing fat, excess skin, or enhancing specific features, clarity is key. If you’re unsure about specific procedures, at least identify the problem areas you wish to address in terms of your physical appearance. The specialist will then guide you through different options, allowing you to choose the one that best suits your needs.
If you already know what you want, ask the surgeon about the details of the procedure. Inquire about the surgical process, the type of anesthesia used, the duration of the surgery, the potential risks involved, and the postoperative care required. Postoperative care is particularly crucial, as almost 50% of the success of any surgery relies on proper postoperative care. Additionally, ask about the expected duration of incapacity as some surgeries may require up to a week of recovery time.
It is important to be honest and transparent with your physician. Disclose any previous surgeries, medical conditions, allergies, and current medications you are taking. Furthermore, discuss whether your spouse is supportive of the surgery and if you have someone available to care for you after the procedure. If you are planning any trips, make sure to mention them as well. Every detail matters, ensuring a satisfactory experience before and after the surgery for both you and your healthcare professional.
During your evaluation, it is essential to discuss all the costs associated with the surgery. In addition to the surgical fees, it is important to consider potential expenses such as postoperative care, medications, insurance coverage, and required examinations. Being aware of these costs will prevent any last-minute surprises that could potentially affect your finances and emotional well-being.
Remember, a small change can lead to a significant transformation. Dr. Andres Gomez, a specialist in plastic surgery and the director of plastic surgery at the Colombian Obesity and Metabolism Clinic, hopes you found this tutorial helpful. Don’t forget to like, subscribe, and leave your comments. For more videos on health and beauty, stay tuned!
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TUTORIAL # 6 DR ANDRES GOMEZ
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