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What questions should I ask my surgeon before doing plastic surgery if I’m a teenager?

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You should always ask a surgeon about:

Don't be afraid to ask to speak to former teen patients, or to see "before and after" pictures from past cases.

  • The surgeon's training
  • How many procedures he or she has done
  • How many are done annually
  • What results have been

From: Teens and Plastic Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Society of Plastic Surgeons web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." Enhancement Media.com web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teens." MedicineNet web site: "Is Plastic Surgery a Teen Thing?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

SOURCES: American Society of Plastic Surgeons web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teenagers." Enhancement Media.com web site: "Plastic Surgery for Teens." MedicineNet web site: "Is Plastic Surgery a Teen Thing?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

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