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Frequently Asked Questions about APS

At Atlanta Plastic Surgery, P.C., more than fifty years of experience has proven, time and again, that the best cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery results are achieved when patients really understand all of their plastic surgery options and know exactly what they should expect.

In their excitement about all the things that plastic surgery can accomplish, unfortunately, sometimes patients can overlook important practical details that need to be taken into consideration. This is why every one of the board certified plastic surgeons at Atlanta Plastic Surgery, P.C. places such an emphasis on patient education and goes the extra mile to answer all the questions that might arise. When patients are fully informed, they can work closely with their surgeons to establish clear and reasonable goals, which in turn will lead to much higher levels of patient satisfaction. There are several general questions about our Atlanta plastic surgery practice that patients often ask:

  • Any licensed physician fresh out of medical school can attempt to perform the most basic plastic surgery procedures and claim to be a “cosmetic surgeon.” However a true plastic surgeon is something far more impressive. Every one of our providers is board certified in plastic surgery, a distinguished honor that not all surgeons possess. Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery requires extensive education and training beyond medical school and surgical residency, including years of experience performing highly specialized plastic surgery techniques. Looking for board certification is the single best way to ensure that a doctor has expertise in a particular medical or surgical specialty.

Additional FAQs

As one of the premier cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery centers in the Southeast, Atlanta Plastic Surgery, P.C. have decades of experience dealing with every kind of cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. You can find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about various plastic surgery procedures below.

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