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 Cosmetic plastic surgery includes surgical and nonsurgical procedures to improve your appearance. Healthy individuals with a positive outlook and realistic expectations are appropriate candidates for cosmetic procedures. Plastic surgery is a personal choice and you should do it for yourself, not to fulfill someone else’s desires or to try to fit any sort of ideal image. 
Reconstructive plastic surgery restores form and/or function to any part of the body affected by birth defects, injury or disease. The goal of reconstructive surgery is to restore appearance and function as close to normal as possible, but you must also approach this type of surgery with realistic expectations. 
The plastic surgery partnership delivers the best results if you and your surgeon communicate openly and work together to achieve realistic goals. An understanding of your goals, expectations and motivation is essential to a successful collaboration between you and your surgeon, helping both of you determine whether plastic surgery is the right choice for you. 
  The ASPS member surgeon is uniquely trained, experienced, and qualified to perform both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures on all areas of the body. Because many cosmetic procedures are rooted in reconstructive plastic surgery, ASPS Member Surgeons are thoroughly trained and qualified to handle your aesthetic surgery needs. Plastic surgery is real surgery. Make sure your doctor is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. 
Plastic surgery, whether for cosmetic or reconstructive purposes, involves many choices. The first and most important is selecting a surgeon you can trust. If you begin the process with an understanding that, like any surgery, plastic surgery carries some risk, you will appreciate the importance of choosing a qualified surgeon. A qualified plastic surgeon is not simply a physician with “good” credentials, but one with recognized credentials and specialized training specific to the procedure you are considering. 
Plastic surgeons are board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and meet rigorous standards. 
During you consultation be prepared to discuss:
• Graduation from an accredited medical school 
• Completion of at least six years of surgical training following medical school with a minimum of three years of plastic surgical training following medical school with a minimum of three years of plastic surgery residency training
• Passing comprehensive oral and written exams 
• Being certified by the ABPS or in Canada by the royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
• Completion of continuing medical education, including patient safety, each year 
• Performing surgery in accredited, state-licensed, or Medicare- certified surgical facilities 
A doctor board certification is one of the best indicators of his or her training. Ask for certification from The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) that certifies physicians in plastic surgery of the face and all areas of the body. There is no ABMS-recognized certifying board with “cosmetic surgery” in its name. 

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