click for seven things you need to know when choosing a plastic surgeon

Congratulations on your consideration of Plastic Surgery. We, the Plastic Surgeons of Sacramento commend you for doing your research to ensure that your plastic surgical experience is a successful one. Once, plastic surgery was only available for the elite and wealthy. Now, the ability to restore that youthful appearance and recharge that personal confidence is readily available. However, the decision to have plastic surgery can be both exciting and intimidating. There is an abundance of information available on the Internet today, some of it accurate and informative, and some of it false and misleading.

It is the intent of The Plastic Surgeons of Sacramento to help you navigate through the sea of information and make some intelligent educated decisions about your procedure. Plastic surgery is too important to be left up to chance.  The choice of your plastic surgeon is as important as the decision of the correct procedure to have.

This web site is intended to be a starting point for your plastic surgical quest. Use the Tabs above to navigate to the appropriate desired information. There are multiple links to related web sites that offer further relevant in depth information. This site also provides a list of the fully trained Plastic Surgeons in this area along with links to their individual web sites.

There are many factors to consider when thinking about having plastic surgery:

  • Do you have a good understanding of the procedure you are considering?
  • Are you a good candidate for the procedure, and is it right for you?
  • Is it the right time for you to have the procedure performed?
  • Who should you have perform the procedure?
  • How do you choose a Plastic Surgeon?
  • What are the necessary qualifications for your surgeon?
  • Where should you have the procedure performed?
  • How are potential complications handled?

These are a few of the items one should consider when contemplating Plastic Surgery. Taking the time to research and prepare for your surgery can save you an enormous amount of frustration and expense in the long run. I think you will find this web-site informative and educational, and  we wish you success in your plastic surgical endeavor.

Terry Zimmerman, MD, FACS

The Greater Sacramento Plastic Surgical Society

asps logo