How Many Plastic Surgery Consultations Should I Have?

Dr. Nirav Savalia does not believe there’s an exact number of consultations you must schedule before selecting a surgeon. Some plastic surgery candidates find the right surgeon in their first consultation; others meet five or six surgeons before selecting one. It truly depends on the quality of the consultations and the surgeons you meet.

With that in mind, there are benefits to meeting multiple surgeons during your search. For example, you have the opportunity to learn more about your requested procedure from different points of view. If you are in the early stages of learning about your procedure, this is extremely helpful and educational. Also, different surgeons may recommend different approaches to your particular case and introduce you to a unique way of looking at your needs. One may recommend a particularly innovative plan of treatment that speaks to what you are looking for. Continue reading “How Many Plastic Surgery Consultations Should I Have?” »

Labiaplasty Procedures Continue to Rise in US

A few months ago, in Dr. Nirav Savalia’s “The Latest Trends in Plastic Surgery” blog post, he noted that more women than ever are seeking labiaplasty to treat long, large or prominent labia. His observation was confirmed in the 2016 American Society of Plastic Surgeons statistics report, which recorded over 12,000 procedures performed by its surgeon members. If you are wondering who is having the surgery and what it entails, Dr. Savalia reveals the answers here. Continue reading “Labiaplasty Procedures Continue to Rise in US” »