The consultation process is the key to any successful cosmetic procedure, including liposuction. At this stage both you and your physician are able to share essential information with one another regarding important aspects of the treatment and, because of this, you should ensure that you’re well prepared in knowing what to expect from the typical consultation.
As part of your consultation you will likely be asked to discuss a number of topics that are important to the success of your liposuction surgery. These topics may range (from surgeon to surgeon and patient to patient) but will always focus on your personal medical history and the goals you hope to reach through the procedure.
You should be prepared to talk to your physician about issues like:
It’s essential that you are as candid as possible when discussing this information. Full disclosure will help to ensure a successful liposuction surgery while minimizing the potential of experiencing harmful side effects.
Part of this process may also involve:
Aside from covering important topics, the consultation is also the best time for you to voice concerns or ask questions of your surgeon. This step should help you to understand exactly what to expect from your procedure and allow you to enter into your liposuction surgery with as much knowledge as possible.