What To Expect During Your Body Contouring Surgery Consultation?

What To Expect During Your Body Contouring Surgery Consultation?A number of innovative body sculpting techniques are used today to perform body contouring surgery. These techniques can be applied by experienced plastic surgeons for reshaping almost any area of the body. Patients can get rid of unsightly excess skin and fat that doesn’t respond to exercise and diet through body sculpting procedures. 

Pre-operative body contouring procedure is a primary component of the surgery. A successful and structured consultation process should cover informing the patient, answering their questions, showing before and after images, taking their photographs, and providing instructions regarding preparation and aftercare. 

Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Matthias Solomon provides body contouring surgery to patients in Dallas, Frisco, Sherman, Texas, and surrounding locations.

Initial Consultation

Your surgeon will call you in for an in-depth planning session to prepare for the body contouring procedure. They will discuss procedural steps, side effects, risks, and steps that you are required to take before the operation during this initial meeting. 

The surgeon will provide you with details regarding the anesthesia, type of facility, involved costs, and any supplies or medications that you are expected to pick up. 

The cosmetic surgeon will also explain available techniques for body contouring. They will work with you to determine an optimal treatment plan based on your cosmetic goals and needs. You should be as thorough as possible when explaining your objectives. This will allow the surgeon to create a surgery plan that is specifically tailored to suit you. 

Protecting Against Risks

The surgeon will ask questions regarding your lifestyle and medical history for determining the risk factor in performing the body contouring procedure. They will ask you about any current prescription, over the counter, or herbal drugs that you taking. You should be candid about your smoking habits and whether you take any oral contraceptives. You should also let the surgeon know about any medical conditions you have. 

It is vital that you are as honest as possible with your surgeon about the drugs you are currently taking. Remember that you should not waste this opportunity to clear any lingering concerns you may have. You should be open about your anxieties regarding the cosmetic surgery procedure as well. 

Instructions for Recovery

You will be provided with proper instructions regarding the body contouring plastic surgery and how to prepare for it. You may be advised to take a minimum of week’s absence from your workplace. You will also be given post-surgical care guidelines. Other tasks usually include reviewing before and after images of former patients, sharing testimonials, and discussing cost aspects.

Information Sharing

Information about smoking, drinking, and other lifestyle habits should be shared during the pre-op consultation. The patient should also inform about any blood thinners and NSAIDs they are on. 

You would be asked by the surgeon to stop smoking for a few weeks before and after the procedure. The surgeon may reschedule certain medications or order diagnostic tests to prepare for the surgery more effectively. 

They may consult with your physician before rescheduling the drugs. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Matthias Solomon receives patients from Dallas, Frisco, Sherman, Texas, and nearby areas for body contouring surgery.

Schedule a Consultation with Frisco, Texas Plastic Surgeon Dr.  Solomon

For more information on Plastic Surgery and Non-Surgical Medical Spa Procedures and Treatments in Frisco, Texas, please contact the offices of Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Matthias Solomon by clicking here or calling 214-983-0213.

Serving patients in Frisco, Dallas, McKinney, Plano, Sherman, Highland park, University Park, Preston Hollow, Prosper, Allen, Southlake, Denton, Irving, Flower mound, Little Elm, Fort Worth, Texas and surrounding areas.

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