How to pick the right surgeon for facelift surgery
Choosing to undergo surgery can be a daunting process, but when it comes to undergoing facelift surgery you need to make sure the surgeon you choose is up to the job.
Facelift surgery is a complex and invasive form of facial rejuvenation that requires a highly skilled surgeon to complete the procedure. Picking your surgeon is an important part of your journey and it is vital you undergo facelift surgery with somebody who understands the procedure inside out and can offer a high standard of care.
How do you know who to trust?
When you initially start to look for a surgeon to perform your facelift surgery the first thing to consider is their reputation, what do you know about them? It’s a good idea to book several consultations with different surgeons, preferably those who specialise in facial surgery.
Face surgeons specifically operate from the neck up, so I’m more likely to have a well-rounded and advanced knowledge of complex procedures such as facelift surgery.
What to ask
During your initial consultation it is a good idea to come armed with questions you may have about facelift surgery including the recovery process as well as what the surgery entails. The face surgeon is there to listen to your concerns and offer you a treatment plan where applicable to accommodate your worries and improve yourself esteem.
For that reason it’s vital that you are honest and open with the face surgeon you are consulting with, to allow him or her to offer you the best personalised treatment plan they can to match your goals – whilst working to the limitations you need to be aware of.
There are several types of facelift surgery that can be performed depending on your needs and goals. Your surgeon will be able to discuss the different types of facelift surgery available and which form of the procedure is most likely to offer you the best results. The role of the face surgeon at this point is to ensure that you understand what facelift surgery involves and how it can affect and improve your life.
There are risks as well as rewards for patients undergoing facelift surgery and it is important you discuss the risk of complications with your chosen facial surgeon. In most cases the result is as hoped and no problems arise, however it is necessary to discuss the likelihood of any issues and how best to deal with them should they arise.
Getting more information
If you would like more information about undergoing facelift surgery is the best thing to do is to book a consultation. This will allow you to ask all relevant questions and an excellent opportunity for you to meet the face surgeon who may well be proceeding with your treatment.
There is also more information to be found on the facelift treatment page if you would like to read more about the different types of facial rejuvenation surgery available.