PHOENIX, AZ, August 08, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The decision to have a tummy tuck is a big one. There are several considerations to be made including financial viability, your current state of health, and your ultimate aesthetic desires. One of the biggest considerations before your tummy tuck procedure is who you will trust to perform it. This can, initially, seem like a complex decision. However, if you know what to look for, choosing a tummy tuck surgeon can be quick and easy.
What to Look for in a Tummy Tuck Surgeon
The most important thing to look for in a tummy tuck surgeon is board-certification. Make sure you are working with a plastic surgeon who is board-certified through the American Board of Plastic Surgery. It is also helpful to select a plastic surgeon who is an active member of professional organizations including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and state and local plastic surgery and medical societies. All of these things indicate a level of dedication to the art and science of plastic surgery and help ensure the expertise and skills necessary to provide you with a safe and effective procedure.
Next look for proven results. Most often these can be found in your potential plastic surgeon's before and after gallery and in patient testimonials available on his website. Take your time looking through these pages as they provide invaluable information about things including your potential tummy tuck surgeon's abilities and customer service. You deserve to be treated with respect and provided with a customized solution for your body's needs. You also deserve stunningly beautiful results.
Look for information about where your plastic surgeon performs tummy tucks. This is a complex surgical procedure and should not ever be performed in-office. Select a tummy tuck surgeon with hospital privileges or a private surgical facility. This will help guard against unnecessary risks and complications.
The best way to select a tummy tuck surgeon is through an initial consultation. Meeting your plastic surgeon face to face provides you with an opportunity to ask all of your questions and gauge your comfort with his level of attentiveness. A consultation is not a commitment. Feel free to meet with several plastic surgeons before choosing the one you feel most confident can provide you with the services you require.
If you are looking for a tummy tuck surgeon in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Gilbert, Chandler, Glendale, or surrounding areas in Arizona, please visit the website of Bryan W. Gawley, MD, Plastic Surgery to learn more about our board-certified plastic surgeon and the many body contouring options he offers.
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