01 April

Choosing The Right Plastic Surgeon For Breast Augmentation In New Jersey

Wednesday 1st April 2020
Getting plastic surgery isn’t something that you should take lightly. Having the wrong surgeon can turn a decent looking person into a distorted, hideous mess. If you don’t believe it, take a look at what happened to Carrot Top, Michael Jackson, or LaToya Jackson. Bad surgeons even can be riskier in terms of life-threatening complications. In other words, you need to have a good surgeon if you want to get great results.
For NJ patients who are interested in breast augmentation, there are many plastic surgeons to choose from. Unfortunately, not all of them will be right for you. Here are some tips on how to find a plastic surgeon that will work with the goals you have – and give you the right results.


Be Wary Of Super Low Prices
Much like getting a tattoo, getting plastic surgery that is suspiciously cheap is typically a very bad move. Good plastic surgeons will have a lot of clients, and that high demand will drive up their prices. Bad plastic surgeons won’t have a client base that comes back, and will often need to offer up “specials.”


Keep An Eye Out For An Individualized Attitude
Everybody is different, so why would you want your body to be given a “one size fits all” approach? A good doctor will give you individualized attention right from the get-go. This will include a customized consultation, advise based on your age, and attention given to your particular ideal look.
How your surgeon treats clients during a consultation provides an obvious look into the surgeon’s attitude, but there are more subtle things to watch for as well. Package pricing often is an indicative that they take a “one size fits all” approach – and that doesn’t bode well for someone who may need special care.


Ask For Proof Of Their Skill
No one in their right mind would hire a web designer without seeing a portfolio of their work, so why would you hire a doctor without seeing the quality of their work? In no field of medicine is a “before and after” request more important than in plastic surgery. If you want to make sure you’re getting top of the line service, you may want to ask to see their credentials, awards, and positive press.

Plastic Surgeon

(NJ breast augmentation Patient who has surgery performed by Dr. Gordon Kaplan)
Similarly, you might want to do some sleuthing on your own. There have been many plastic surgeons out there who have had major lawsuits they’ve tried to cover up. In some cases, learning about what happened may be really important when it comes to making a decision on who should get your business. After all, if a surgeon has had many lawsuits dealing with malpractice, then you shouldn’t feel comfortable going under the knife with them.


Referrals Are Great – If You Can Get Them
New Jersey has many plastic surgery centers that offer decent results, and that means that there are plenty of people out there who have gotten plastic. If you have a friend who got a breast augmentation, you may want to ask them where they had it done. But, it’s important to note that what may have been a good match with your friend may not be a good match with you. So, take things in stride.


A Good Experience Is Something You’ll Feel
Great doctors will do everything possible to make you feel comfortable and confident in your decision to get breast augmentation. They will explain every step to you and ask you how you feel about it. If you don’t feel confident in your doctor, you need to keep looking. The right doctor will work to make you feel great, every single step of the way.
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Gordon Kaplan specializes in breast augmentation for New Jersey and New York patients. Dr. Kaplan is Board Certified with The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He completed his training in Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery, and Replant Surgery at NYU Medical Center in NYC. He finished his plastic surgery training at UMDNJ in Newark, New Jersey. Prior to his training in Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, Dr. Kaplan practiced 5 years of General Surgery and was chief resident at the well-known, and accomplished Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, NY.