What to Look for in a Breast Augmentation Surgeon?

So, you’ve decided that you’re ready for breast surgery. It’s an important decision that takes a good deal of consideration. A breast augmentation can have life-changing effects but, deciding you’re ready is just the first step in the process. Now, it’s time to think about size, shape, pre and post-surgical instructions, and of course, who you’d like to perform your augmentation.

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The number one thing you should look for in a cosmetic surgeon is their credentials. A board-certified surgeon with the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) ensures that your surgeon has met rigorous training requirements, ethical standards, and has the skill needed to provide you with an optimal outcome.

You also want your surgery to be performed by someone who has extensive knowledge and expertise in your exact procedure. Ask to see breast augmentation before and after photos. Carefully scan them to determine if you’d be happy with similar results. Does your surgeon have success stories for the size and type of implant you want?

Your surgeon should also be someone you feel comfortable with. If you’re unable to be open and honest about your concerns, you may want to seek out another doctor.

 

Dr. Tom Gallaher is a board-certified surgeon who has successfully completed hundreds of reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgeries. He uses Mentor and Allergan products to give you a natural look and feel. Dr. Gallaher is a compassionate surgeon that offers patient-centric care to each and every person who walks through his door.

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At Gallaher Plastic Surgery & Spa, we know your time is valuable. Typically, patients are able to undergo their surgery in as little as 3-4 weeks post-consult. Dr. Gallaher will help guide you throughout the decision-making process and help you meet your ultimate goals with the least amount of downtime possible.

 

To learn more about Breast Augmentation Surgery, simply fill out the contact form on this page to schedule a consultation with at Gallaher Plastic Surgery & Spa in Knoxville, TN or call (865) 671-3888. With four locations in the Eastern Tennessee area, we’re sure to have a location near you!

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