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3 Mistakes to Skip When Picking a Tummy Tuck Plastic Surgeon

stethoscopeChoosing the right plastic surgeon is half the battle when it comes to having an all-around positive experience and seeing smooth, seamless results. If you’re not quite sure how to go about picking a tummy tuck plastic surgeon, start by avoiding these three common mistakes.

Mistake #1: Not Checking for Board Certification

The quality of your overall experience and tummy tuck results are directly related to the skill and experience level of your plastic surgeon. Do the extra legwork in the beginning to make sure your plastic surgeon is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery before even scheduling your consultation.

At your tummy tuck consultation, ask to see before and after photos of people with similar body types and shapes as yours.

Mistake #2: Making Your Decision Based on Price

It’s okay to ask about financing options and get a ballpark cost for your procedure, but resist the urge to shop around for the lowest price on your tummy tuck. You really do get what you pay for, and you certainly don’t want to get subpar or even botched results in exchange for a bargain.

Mistake #3: Not Seeking a Second Opinion

If you were going to have your kitchen remodeled, you would probably ask several different contractors for their bids and opinions. So why not do the same when searching for the perfect plastic surgeon for your tummy tuck?

Even if you had a great experience at your first consultation, it’s perfectly okay to see what someone else has to say before you make your decision.

 

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3 Mistakes to Skip When Picking a Tummy Tuck Plastic Surgeon
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3 Mistakes to Skip When Picking a Tummy Tuck Plastic Surgeon
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Wondering how to pick a tummy tuck plastic surgeon? Seattle board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Rand shares three common mistakes to avoid.
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Northwest Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
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