Cosmetic surgery is becoming more and more popular in the UK. Advances in plastic surgery, coupled with the vast range of treatments on offer, means there is now a bewildering array of cosmetic surgical interventions available to the public. If you are considering cosmetic surgery, it is essential that you think carefully about what you want and why you want it. You need to approach all cosmetic procedures, both surgical and non-surgical, in a safe and considered way; do not rush in, take your time – no matter how urgently you want something done. It is important that you assess your options, do your research and find the right surgeon for the job. You’ll only get the result you want if you have a cosmetic procedure for the right reasons, at the right time, in the right place and with a well trained surgeon who understands your needs. The vast majority of cosmetic procedures end with satisfied patients. Following the process on this checklist will help you decide what is best for you and help ensure that your experience is a happy and rewarding one.
The Five Cs – The cosmetic surgery checklist
1. Think about the CHANGE you want to see you want to see you want to see. Do your research. Find out all you can about the treatment/s you want. Be precise as to the change you hope to see and the reasons why.
Where should I go for further information or support?
BAPRAS’ cosmetic surgery checklist
Department of Health – Cosmetic surgery