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When should I meet with my prospective surgeon?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
During your initial consultation you should meet your prospective surgeon. Make sure to bring your checklist of questions and concerns. In my practice, I see patients again during a preoperative visit normally about 7-10 days prior to the procedure. Informed consent forms are reviewed, signed, and the surgery and post-operative instructions are reviewed again. 

 

 

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