Choosing the Right Plastic Surgeon for You
When it comes to deciding to get cosmetic or plastic surgery done, there are many decisions to make. Picking the procedure(s) you want, when you want it done, how much recovery time you will need, etc. The most important decision to make when undergoing surgery is finding the right plastic surgeon for you. By going to someone who is licensed, experienced, and that you feel comfortable with, you are almost guaranteed to love your process and results. At Janiga MDs, our plastic surgeon, Dr. Timothy Janiga, is a well-trusted and top-rated doctor in the Reno, Nevada area. Here is how to choose the right surgeon for you.
Ensure The Surgeon is Board-Certified
By going to a board-certified plastic surgeon, you can ensure that you are getting a surgeon who provides safe and effective care. In order to be board-certified, doctors must go through rigorous testing as well as adhering to regulations for their practice. These surgeons are continuously educated in the latest advancements in techniques and technology as well as adhering to patient safety code. Look at the certifications of the surgeons that you visit to make sure they are board-certified. Dr. Janiga is board-certified and received training at a top plastic surgery program, the University of Michigan.
Confirm the Surgeon is Experienced in the Specific Procedure(s) You Want
All areas of plastic surgery require different skills. Facial anatomy is very different from the anatomy of breasts or the abdomen. Because of this, when considering a plastic surgeon, make sure they have experience in the field of your procedure. You can start by asking them these questions:
- How have you been trained in this procedure?
- How many years have you been performing this procedure?
- How many times have you performed this procedure?
- Can I see photos from previous surgeries?
An experienced surgeon, such as Dr. Janiga, will be able to confidently answer these questions and help you feel comfortable about their experience.
Choose A Surgeon Who’s Aesthetic Results Appeal To You
Arguably the most important aspect of getting a cosmetic procedure done is the results. You want to feel beautiful and confident after your surgery. It is important to see what your surgeon can do. During the consultation with your prospective surgeon, ask to see before and after photos of previous patients. This way you can compare the results. If they have results that match what you would like to look like after surgery, then they could be a great fit for you.
Learn About the Operating Facility
Patient safety is a top priority. Making sure that your surgery is being done in an accredited operating facility is key. When asking about your operating facility, ask about its accreditation and make sure it is up to date
Schedule a Consultation
When choosing to undergo a cosmetic procedure, it is important to go to a surgeon that you can trust. Dr. Tim Janiga is a board-certified plastic surgeon practicing in the Reno, Nevada area. He has received multiple “Top Doctor in Nevada” awards along with many Patient Satisfaction Awards. He will answer any and all questions you have regarding the procedure, his training, surgical facility, and more. To make a consultation appointment, call the office at (775) 364-0224 or fill out our online form.