Questions You Should Ask At A Breast Augmentation Consultation

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Questions You Should Ask At A Breast Augmentation Consultation

Breast Augmentation With Implants

The consultation is an important step in preparing for a breast augmentation as it allows you to have all of your questions answered, learn more about your prospective surgeon, and ensure the procedure is right for you before scheduling the surgery. The following questions are examples of common questions that you will likely want answered during your breast augmentation consultation.

Learn More About The Surgeon

  1. Do you have hospital privileges to perform this procedure? If so, where?
  2. How many breast augmentation procedures do you perform annually?
  3. How often do your patients experience complications? What do you do to prevent complications?
  4. What percentage of your patients have experienced capsular contracture?
  5. What percentage of your patients require revision surgery? Why?

Learn More About The Surgery

  1. What type of anesthesia will be used? What are the associated risks?
  2. Will an anesthesiologist administer the anesthesia? Are they board certified?
  3. What risks are involved with this surgery?
  4. Where will my surgery be performed?
  5. If the surgery is not performed in a hospital, which hospital will I be taken to
    should complications occur?
  6. Which incision site would you recommend for me and why?
  7. Which implant placement do you recommend for me and why?
  8. Will I be prescribed antibiotics after the surgery?

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Learn More About Breast Implant Options

  1. Which implant type (saline or silicone) do you recommend and why?
  2. Which implant texture (smooth or textured) do you recommend and why?
  3. Which implant shape (round or teardrop) do you recommend and why?
  4. What are the potential complications related to each type of implant?
  5. What size of breast implant would achieve my desired results?
  6. When using saline breast implants, do you overfill them?
  7. Will my implants affect future mammogram screenings?
  8. Will breast implants impact my ability to breastfeed?
  9. Will I be required to massage my breasts after the surgery?
  10. When will I receive the implant device cards?

Learn More About How To Prepare For The Procedure

  1. Should I avoid consuming alcohol prior to the procedure? If so, for how long?
  2. Are there any over the counter medications that should be avoided prior to the
  3. Are there any supplements I should take before my surgery to help minimize
    the likelihood of swelling or bruising?
  4. If prescriptions are required, can I have them filled ahead of time?
  5. Is there a particular type of bra that should be worn following the procedure? If
    so, for how long?
  6. How long is the recovery period? When can I return to work?

Learn More About The Cost Of The Procedure And Financing Options

  1. What is the cost of this procedure?
  2. What is the anesthesiologist’s fee?
  3. What is your surgical fee?
  4. How much do the implants I am interested in cost?
  5. Are there any additional costs not included in the cost of the procedure?
  6. Do you offer financing options?
  7. What payment options are available?
  8. Are post-operative visits included in the cost? If so, how many?
  9. If I change my mind about the procedure, is the deposit refundable?
  10. If I require a revision due to a complication, is a discount provided?

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