Everything with life comes with risk but one thing that is important to realize is that a little bit of research and precaution prior can often time reduce risk a great deal. Cosmetic plastic surgery is one of those areas where a little bit of precaution can go a long way.

Here are some ways you can significantly reduce your cosmetic surgery:

Research you’re Surgeon: Don’t be scared to ask about a surgeon’s credentials, schooling and training. If they are not qualified to be performing any plastic surgeries on you than you should find an alternate surgeon. Contact organizations like The American Academy Of Facial Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery to make sure they are who they claim to be.

Have Multiple Discussions: Don’t rush your plastic surgery and take the time to have the necessary discussions to make sure all your questions are answered. This is a very important decision and for many people it could be one of the most important decisions a person will ever make. Don’t be scared to ask as many questions as possible in order to ensure 100% safety.

Listen To The Surgeon: Depending on what type of cosmetic surgery you are having there could be some very important steps to take to make sure no complications arise during your procedure. Everything from revealing all prescription medication, stopping smoking or not consuming any alcohol could be on the list of things to do to ensure a completely safe surgery.

Follow Post Surgery Steps: Many patients like to feel that they are invincible and can get up and go to work or the gym the day after a cosmetic surgery procedure. Listen to your plastic surgeon and take the time to rest as long as your surgeon states is necessary for you to recover 100%.

You want to make sure you are well prepared for everything before and after your cosmetic procedure. Failing to follow one necessary step could lead to complications and problems during your surgery.

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Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel

Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel

With special expertise in all aspects of facial plastic surgery, and a particular skill for revision surgery, it’s clear why Dr. Spiegel is one of the most celebrated facial plastic surgeons in the world. If you are seeking the best possible results, or have a uniquely challenging problem, you’ve found the right doctor.

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Dr. Onir L. Spiegel

Dr. Onir L. Spiegel

Dr. Onir (pronounced “oh-near”) has years of experience in facial aesthetics and treats some of the most recognizable and famous faces. Dr. Onir started her career in oral health, earning doctorate degrees from both New York University and Boston University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her cutting-edge medical research as well as her technical skills in dentistry.

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Dr. Jacob Tower

Dr. Jacob Tower

A board-certified specialist in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Jacob Tower brings a thoughtful approach and an artistic eye to New England’s premier plastic surgery practice, The Spiegel Center in Newton, Massachusetts. In addition to being an in-demand surgeon, Dr. Tower is an assistant professor at the Boston University School of Medicine, a sought-after lecturer, and an expert in facial plastic surgery.

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