Going Under The Knife Right: From A Doctor’s Viewpoint

Many doctors will not get too sensitive about the details before agreeing to let you go under the knife for a cosmetic procedure. They will check your medical history, run the tests and if you are a viable candidate they will let you know when you can start getting ready for the procedure. However, there are also things that doctors wish patients knew, or they had a way of communicating. Here are some of those pointers and by knowing them, perhaps you, as a patient could also enjoy a much more satisfying process.

Your doctor is no magician

If you go in and ask your doctor whether getting breast augmentation will make you look like your favourite celebrity, your doctor will not be able to help you. The end result of your procedure will also not satisfy you. This is because, when you go in for cosmetic alterations, you cannot expect the doctor to create a completely new you from scratch. You will look the same as you are now, but you will also look and feel significantly better; as in, a better, newer version of you, not somebody else. Know the difference and have expectations which will play out in the real world.

Do the operation just for yourself

If you have decided that you are going to get a thigh liposuction Melbourne done, do so because you genuinely want it for yourself. If you are opting to do this because of peer pressure or your partner liking slender thighs, it may not be the best possible solution to your issues. Remember that you are altering a part of your body and that this procedure will cost you a lot and that it also entails medical risks like any other procedure. Do not try to change yourself because you feel others will accept you better. Change yourself if you feel it will genuinely help you feel and be better.

It is not the end of the world to be refused

After running through your tests and medical history, sometimes, your consultant may reject your request to go under the knife. What you need to understand is that this doctor is actually a good human who does not wish to harm your health or rip you off financially. Some people are not candidates for cosmetic procedures. Relate this to a normal scenario. What are the chances of you getting open heart bypass if you are a highly diabetic patient who is at very high risk? Chances are your doctors might postpone the process until the blood sugar level has normalized. The same goes for cosmetic procedures, if your health is not on your side, it is better to hear the word ‘no’ rather than suffer consequences later.