Second opinion

Before making a decision, getting a second medical opinion can help clear up any doubts.

Surveys show that over a third of patients seek second opinions. On average, these patients obtain information about the planned procedure from two other doctors before visiting the plastic and aesthetic surgeon. The risk awareness and the increasing information level of the patients is a very positive development, which we would like to support by providing understandable information on our website.

The cost of treatment is relevant to the decision, but trust in the doctor should ultimately be the deciding factor. A doctor’s education, experience, skills, and science competencies are more difficult for a layperson to compare than cost. Find out about the qualifications of the doctor you trust! The terms “cosmetic surgeon”, “aesthetic surgeon” or “cosmetic surgeon” are not protected. The situation is different with the professional title “Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon”, these physicians have all completed an appropriate six-year training course.

Tips for finding a specialist in plastic and cosmetic surgery can be found here.

Other characteristics point to quality-oriented care for patients:

  1. The processing and analysis of sources of error
  2. Keeping security check lists
  3. Systematic monitoring of treatment success and patient satisfaction
  4. Implementing workflows that focus on the patient and avoid waiting times
  5. A follow-up plan with behavioural measures and regular check-ups.
  6. The protection of privacy and the strict respect of data protection
  7. Avoiding unnecessary risks and hedging risks
  8. Responsible handling of the patient’s trust and resources

On our website you will find more information on the subject of quality.

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