A liposuction procedure is most rewarding when doctor and patient both take responsibility for making the surgery a success. Dr. Richard L. Kofkoff places great importance on communication between doctor and patient in his St. Louis, Missouri liposuction procedures.
If you are considering undergoing liposuction, you should work with a plastic surgeon who is board certified and highly experienced. Take the time to learn about your plastic surgeon's credentials and ask questions that will help you determine if he is the right doctor for you.
A fully qualified and skilled plastic surgeon will be happy to discuss all aspects of your procedure with you. He should also be willing to answer all of your questions about his skills, background, and experience.
Am I a Candidate for Liposuction?
To be a good candidate for liposuction, you should:
- Be in good physical health
- Have a stable weight
- Have acceptable skin tone
- Have realistic expectations
- Be willing to work with Dr. Kofkoff and his team to maximize your results
Know your Procedure and your Doctor
Liposuction, like any other plastic surgery procedure, is accompanied by certain risks and should be considered thoroughly. You owe it to yourself to understand every aspect of the procedure you are considering prior to scheduling your surgery. Be prepared to ask any questions that you have during your consultation with Dr. Kofkoff.
Communication is an integral part of any successful surgical procedure. Dr. Kofkoff prides himself on his ability to communicate with his patients. The rapport he builds with each individual enables them to feel comfortable with placing their complete trust in his care.