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What You Need To Consider Before Getting Cosmetic Surgery

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More and more people are getting plastic surgery. Surgeons are reporting all-time high numbers, and many are claiming that it’s to do with the high volume of celebrities openly going under the knife. But having plastic surgery isn’t a decision to make lightly. Yes, it comes with benefits, but it also comes with high risks and potential complications that could change your life forever. Here a few things you need to think about before even thinking about getting cosmetic surgery.

Is It the Right Option For You?

You might feel a lack of confidence because you don’t look like the latest big celebrities and models. But remember, what’s popular with the public fluctuates drastically over short periods of time. You shouldn’t ever alter your appearance solely on what’s “on trend” at the moment. Surgery is permanent; trends aren’t. Only consider surgery if it’s something you are certain that you want for yourself. Another thing to consider is your age. If you are under 18, plastic surgery shouldn’t even be a consideration. Your face hasn’t even finished growing and developing. You still don’t know how you’re going to look naturally as an adult woman.

Have You Researched It?

doctor-840127_640Do a good bit of research on the surgery you are considering. Make sure you know the procedure well. How it is carried out and all the potential are two must know things. Research who the best surgeons are and their reputations. Sites such as belcarahealth.com are a good place to start. It’s important you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Make sure to check up on recovery times, too. You’ll need to know how much support you’ll need from others following the procedure and how much time you’ll need to take off work.

The Financial Aspects

Plastic surgery isn’t cheap. If the price sounds too good to be true, the surgeon probably isn’t the one for you. Make sure you can afford the procedure outright and up front. Avoid financing if you can. 

Know Want You Want To Achieve?

decollete-574354_640Make sure that whatever procedure you have, you have a good idea of the final outcome you want to see. If this is boobs, this goes beyond a certain cup size. You’ll want them to be a certain shape and certain distance apart. For lips, you’ll have to decide just how big you want them and whether you want both done or the top done. For nose jobs, you’ll have to consider various shapes. Not only on the bridge of your nose but around your septum and nostrils too. If you have a good, clear idea about what you want, then it’ll be easier to communicate your wishes to your consultant and surgeon. They’ll be able to do a better job to suit your needs and wishes.


About Madeline

Madeline is a mid-west mom of three who spends most of her time refilling ice trays and changing toilet paper...just kidding. She is a high school guidance counselor, all around funny gal, and a writer. Her first book, Be Happy Already!", is in the works.

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