Published May 23, 2014

Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeons in Australia

Your choice of plastic surgeons in Australia

Are you thinking about investing in the services of plastic surgeons in Australia? As you may already know, the results of any cosmetic surgical procedure are only as good as the cosmetic surgeon handling the procedure. Hence if you are looking to undergo any cosmetic surgery operation, deciding on which cosmetic surgeon to opt for might very well be the most significant decision you will ever have to make.

Now a lot of people fail to give much thought about just how important it is to opt for some of the best plastic surgeon in Australia. This is fairly evident when you consider the hundreds of reports of botched cosmetic surgical operations every year which generally happens as a result of trying to save cost by opting for a less than reputable plastic surgeon. When it comes to plastic surgery, you would do well to make sure that you are opting for the right plastic surgeon for the job!

So how do you go about choosing the best plastic surgeon in Australia?

Indeed when investing in cosmetic surgery, it would be best to spend a great deal of time and effort making sure that you are actually entrusting your needs to an experienced and capable plastic surgeon. After all, this is your body we’re talking about and paying careful attention on the selection process will significantly reduce your chances of encountering any problems throughout the procedure.

Here are a couple of things to keep in mind when choosing plastic surgeons in Sydney:

Arranging a consultation

If you are interested in undergoing any cosmetic surgical procedure, your first step would be to find and arrange a consultation with plastic surgeons in Australia that offers such a procedure. Think of the consultation process as an opportunity to discuss your needs and have any questions you might have regarding the procedure. More importantly, it presents the perfect opportunity to assess whether a certain plastic surgeon is the right fit for the job.

Beware of plastic surgeons that treat the consultation process as a sales opportunity. Do they seem more interested in pushing you to commit to the procedure regardless of your concerns? A good plastic surgeon is one that will provide you with ample opportunity to think everything through before deciding on anything.

Simply walk away if you feel any pressure on their part in signing or committing anything. Your ideal plastic surgeon should make you feel comfortable about the decision and not push you to commit on anything especially when it’s something as complex and deeply personal as plastic surgery.

Beware of Bargains

As the old saying goes – you get what you pay for and that is certainly true when it comes to plastic surgeons in Australia. Keep in mind that the cost of such procedures includes anaesthetics and the use of surgical equipment and facilities in addition to the cost of the operation itself. If the quoted price seems too good to be true, it usually is and there is good reason to be concerned.

Low cost is often a selling point that unqualified and less than reputable plastic surgeons use to lure in patients. Always ask about the specifics of the procedure – where it’s going to be done and the doctor in charge of the anaesthetics. These are just some of things that such plastic surgeons can cut corners on to reduce their cost upfront at the expense of optimal results and the safety of their patients. Keep in mind that good and reputable plastic surgeons in Australia can charge a lot more correcting botched operations.

Secure Referrals

A rather simple and straightforward way of choosing one of the best plastic surgeons in Australia is to get yourself a referral for one! Ask friends, family or anybody you know who’ve invested in the services of a plastic surgeon and are happy about the results.

Most of them would be more than happy to point you to the right direction and are less likely to disappoint you in terms of results. More importantly, you can put a significant degree of trust in a plastic surgeon that you were referred to as they already have a good following in the business and are accredited as a qualified and capable plastic surgeon.

If you are looking for a good and highly accomplished plastic surgeon then you certainly need not look any further! Get in touch with Dr. Tavakoli today on 1300 368 107 to arrange a consultation with some of the best plastic surgeons in Australia!

Published By: Dr Kourosh Tavakoli

Dr Kourosh Tavakoli, MS, FRACS, is an internationally renowned Australian trained plastic surgeon with over 20 years of surgical training. He is an active member of the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), International Society (ISAPS) and American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). He is considered a world leader in plastic surgery of the breast and body and lectures extensively around the word on these topics.