Making an Informed Decision: Factors to Consider When Deciding to Undergo Cosmetic Surgery

Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon located in Nashville and Brentwood, TN

By Dr. Alton Ingram

Cosmetic Surgery Procedures by Dr. Alton Ingram in Nashville TN
What You Need to Consider When Deciding to Undergo Cosmetic Surgery: Insights from Double Board Certified Surgeon Dr. Alton Ingram of Patient-Focused Practice Ingram Cosmetic Surgery in Nashville, TN

If you’re considering cosmetic surgery, you want to make the best decision for your body and your health. Dr. Alton Ingram, a double board certified cosmetic surgeon with over 30 years of experience, understands how important this decision is for you. He runs a patient-focused practice, Ingram Cosmetic Surgery, in Nashville, TN, where he provides individualized care and attention to every patient. In this post, we’ll discuss the most important factors you need to consider when deciding whether to undergo cosmetic surgery.

Having Realistic Expectations

When it comes to cosmetic surgery, it’s crucial to have realistic expectations. Dr. Alton Ingram understands this and will guide you through the process to ensure that you have a clear understanding of what the procedure can and cannot achieve. It’s important to keep in mind that cosmetic surgery can enhance your appearance, but it may not necessarily lead to a perfect or flawless result. Dr. Alton Ingram will explain the potential outcomes of the procedure and help you make an informed decision about whether the benefits of the procedure outweigh the risks and potential complications.

Being in Good Health

Your health is an essential consideration when deciding to undergo cosmetic surgery. Dr. Alton Ingram will take the time to evaluate your overall health and make sure that you are a good candidate for the procedure. This may involve a physical exam, medical history review, and lab work to ensure that there are no underlying health conditions that could increase your risk of complications. If any underlying conditions are identified, Dr. Alton Ingram may recommend that you address them before moving forward with the procedure.

Understanding the Risks and Benefits of Your Procedure

Understanding the potential risks and benefits of the procedure is crucial when making a decision about cosmetic surgery. Dr. Alton Ingram will take the time to discuss the potential risks and benefits of your chosen procedure with you, so that you can make an informed decision about whether to move forward. Risks may include bleeding, infection, scarring, and anesthesia-related complications, while benefits may include enhanced appearance, improved self-confidence, and a better quality of life. Dr. Alton Ingram will help you weigh the potential risks and benefits of the procedure, and determine whether the benefits outweigh the risks for your individual case.

Emphasizing Patient-Focused Care and Attention

At Ingram Cosmetic Surgery, you will receive personalized care and attention from Dr. Alton Ingram himself. He will personally handle every consultation and follow-up visit, which means that you will have the advantage of his years of experience. Dr. Alton Ingram will take the time to understand your individual goals, concerns, and preferences, and develop a personalized treatment plan to meet your unique needs. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions, discuss your expectations, and learn more about the procedure and the recovery process. At Ingram Cosmetic Surgery, we prioritize your needs and are always available to you by phone or text, so you never have to worry about using an answering service to get in touch with Dr. Alton Ingram.

Managing Recovery

Managing recovery is an important consideration when deciding to undergo a cosmetic surgery. Dr. Alton Ingram and his team at Ingram Cosmetic Surgery will provide you with detailed pre- and post-operative instructions to help you prepare for the procedure and manage your recovery. We will take the time to explain what you can expect during the recovery period, and provide you with advice on how to manage any discomfort or pain. We will also schedule follow-up visits to ensure that you are healing properly and to address any concerns you may have.

At Ingram Cosmetic Surgery, we understand that the decision to undergo a cosmetic surgery is a personal and life-changing one. That’s why we prioritize personalized care and attention, and work closely with you to ensure that you are fully informed and confident in your decision. As a double board certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Alton Ingram has the expertise and dedication to provide you with the highest level of care. If you’re considering a cosmetic surgery, we invite you to contact us and schedule a consultation with Dr. Alton Ingram to learn more about your options and make an informed decision. With our patient-focused care, you can feel confident that you will receive the best possible care and achieve the results you desire.