Dr. John LeRoy’s Plastic Surgery Philosophy
The process of selecting a plastic surgeon can be overwhelming. It’s an important decision which can have a profound effect on your life. Atlanta has no shortage of plastic and cosmetic surgeons, but there’s so much information to compare, such as board certification, education, amount and quality of experience, specialties, awards, and much more. But all too often, patients get so focused on the credentials that they forget another important part of the mix: the surgeon’s overall doctor-patient compatibility with you. For instance, do you prefer a physician who’s blunt and to-the-point, or one who’s more sensitive to your emotions? Do your surgeon’s plastic surgery before and after photos show that you have the same opinions of what a successful result looks like? Are you comfortable enough with the surgeon that you feel able to ask all your questions and have them answered thoroughly?
Finding out your doctor-patient compatibility is one of the reasons why an in-person consultation is so crucial. But the good news is that you can start the process of learning about your surgeon at home. Most surgeons will have before and after photos from previous patients available for you to evaluate. But because I believe so strongly in the importance of patients and doctors being on the same page, I’ve also created several videos about my cosmetic surgery practice, my specialty, my history, and more, to help potential patients get to know me. The video below explains the philosophy I live by every day in my plastic surgery practice.
Plastic surgery has allowed millions of people to live their lives without the self-consciousness that once weighed them down, but the best way to get the results you want is not to rush the process. Take the time you need to educate yourself, learn about your options, and identify the right surgeon for you. In fact, some of my patients had consultations with two or three other plastic surgeons before me. If you want to start discussing how I may be able to help you become your most confident and beautiful self, schedule a plastic surgery consultation with me, Dr. John L. LeRoy. Or, to stay up-to-date on the latest news from our practice and the world of plastic surgery, follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
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