Category Archives: Plastic Surgery Information

Plastic Surgery Information

  • 11Mar

    12. The BIG one….Price –We’ve saved the big one for last.  This is usually the first question patients ask when they call the office.  But honestly, it should be the last. While everyone’s dollars have to be stretched a little further these days, you cannot base your decision for surgery on price alone!  Would you … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 12 of 12)

  • 07Mar

    11. On-line Consultation Services –For many of you reading this report, you may be looking into one of the “on-line consultation services”.  Here is why this is a BAD idea. In our research, it seems that most of the “doctors” participating with these sites DO NOT have the qualifications explained in #8.  Many of them … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 11 of 12)

  • 04Mar

    10. Location-Location-Location – While it may be tempting to travel to the next city or another country for less expensive plastic surgery, having your surgeon nearby ready to answer all of your concerns is PRICELESS. Can you imagine having surgery in the morning, traveling 3 hours home after surgery only to feel that there is … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 10 of 12)

  • 28Feb

    9. New Trendy Technology – Don’t get caught up in the new, latest, trendy technology. The technology doesn’t make the masterpiece, but the artistry & expertise of the surgeon. It seems hard to believe but many people practicing cosmetic surgery promote the new machine they’ve gotten as the latest procedure. It’s important that he knows … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 9 of 12)

  • 25Feb

    8. Continuing Education and Specialty Training – Confirm that your surgeon is up to date on his continuing education and safety practices. If he is certified correctly with the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he will be up to date on continuing education and safety practices. A Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, like Dr. Aguiar, must … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 8 of 12)

  • 21Feb

    7. Accredited Anesthesiologist – Many of those who act as an anesthetist are practicing under the doctor’s certification and do not have their own certification. This is not a place to cut corners. Make sure your surgeon has a hospital qualified board certified Anesthesiologist. For your safety, Dr. Aguiar always has a board certified anesthesiologist … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 7 of 12)

  • 14Feb

    6. ALWAYS see the Surgeon– Always see the surgeon on your initial visit. The surgeon is the only one who can really evaluate you and how to best achieve your goals. See the surgeon before you even ask for pricing. Otherwise, you’ll end up not getting what you need and paying for something that will … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 6 of 12)

  • 11Feb

    5.  Years of Experience & Reputation – Find someone who has years of practical plastic surgery experience. Currently any type of family doctors, OB GYN, Dentist, Nurse Practitioners, etc can do cosmetic procedures and surgery in their own office. But, want you really want is a board certified plastic surgeon with years of experience. Make … Continue reading 12 Things You Should Know Before Having Plastic Surgery (Part 5 of 12)

  • 31Jan

    The Skin is a living breathing organ that needs to be taken care of. Do you know how to take care of your skin? The more knowledge you have about skincare the more fantastic your complexion will be. Take this Skin Care Quiz to find out! 1. Acne is caused by which of the following? … Continue reading Skin-Care Quiz

  • 28Jan

    The new Reality TV show Plastic Wives on TLC is a far cry from REALITY.  I reluctantly set the DVR last night and watched it this morning before work, justifying the time as “research”. First, let me say, that only ONE of the four is actually married to a board certified plastic surgeon.  One is married to … Continue reading The “Reality” of Being a Plastic Surgery Wife