When considering Cosmetic Surgery, it’s important to ensure you make an educated and informed choice on the surgery options available. Your first consultation is your opportunity to delve deeper – through discussing your desired outcomes with our team, we can help you explore all aspects associated with any appropriate surgical or non-surgical procedures.
In this article, we’ll cover the key considerations, questions and information you should come prepared with, in order to make the most out of your first Cosmetic Surgery Consult.
Describe your surgical goals and desired outcomes
What do you hope to achieve by having cosmetic surgery? Your goals will directly influence our recommendations and form the foundation of your treatment plan. Even though you may come in with a particular procedure in mind, Dr Lee has a wealth of experience and may be able to offer alternate recommendations that will ensure we effectively manage your expectations and deliver the best possible outcome in pursuit of your goals.
Compile your medical records
It’s important that you bring your referral, Medicare card and private health insurance card to your first consultation. By also bringing your medical history, we will be able to better understand your circumstances, comprehend any limitations in place and ensure we pursue an option that will deliver the best results for you.
Prepare a list of questions
It is important to make note of any questions that you may have and bring it with you on the day. That way you can ensure that all your questions and concerns have been answered and that you have all the information you require to make an informed decision regarding surgery. Whether it’s about timeline, recovery or results, it’s important to have the utmost confidence in your surgeon, know their fee structure, understand your procedure and be aware of any associated risks. You may find the answers to some of your general questions here.
When considering any procedure, it’s important to be as best informed as possible, to manage your expectations and understand any risk involved. If you are interested in discussing your personal circumstances further, get in touch with us or book a consultation with Dr Mark Lee.