CHOOSING TO HAVE PLASTIC SURGERY IS AN IMPORTANT DECISION
So is selecting a board-certified plastic surgeon.It's important to do your research and choose a qualified, board-certified plastic surgeon for any plastic surgery procedure you may be considering. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is a good resource to find qualified surgeons who have gone through rigorous training and have a wealth of experience in plastic surgery. You can also educate yourself on patient safety and how to make informed choices about your surgeon and the facility where your procedure will be performed. Additionally, browsing through before and after photos of other patients who have undergone similar procedures can give you a better idea of the potential results and help you set realistic expectations for your own procedure.
The ASPS Symbol of Excellence is a mark of quality that signifies that a plastic surgeon is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and meets high standards of training, ethics, and patient care. When selecting a plastic surgeon, it's important to look for this symbol to ensure that you are choosing a qualified, experienced, and ethical professional. The ASPS provides resources to help patients find a board-certified plastic surgeon in their area, as well as information about patient safety, recovery, and other important aspects of plastic surgery.