Charleston Plastic Surgeon

What questions should I ask during my consultation with Dr. O’Neill?

Having questions about your breast augmentation surgery is totally normal. Local Charleston, SC plastic surgeon, Dr. O’Neill and his team work very hard to ensure that all of your questions are answered to your satisfaction and that you understand the process of the breast augmentation procedure. A list of questions has been provided below to help you through this process. Read more about Dr. O’Neill’s plastic surgery experience and training on his biography page. You can also speak with someone by calling us today at (843) 881-2130 or contacting us online.

Dr. Patrick J. O'Neill, M.D.

  • Are you certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery?
  • Are you a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons?
  • Were you trained specifically in the field of plastic surgery?
  • How many years of plastic surgery training have you had?
  • Is the office-based surgical facility accredited by a nationally-or state-recognized accrediting agency?
  • Am I a good candidate for this procedure?
  • What do I need to do to get the best results?
  • Where and how will my procedure be performed?
  • What shape, size, surface texturing, incision site and placement site are recommended for me?
  • How long of a recovery period can I expect, and what kind of help will I need during my recovery?
  • What are the risks and complications associated with my procedure?
  • How many additional implant-related operations can I expect over my lifetime?
  • Will my ability to breastfeed be affected?
  • How can I expect my implanted breasts to look over time? After pregnancy/breastfeeding?
  • What are my options if I am dissatisfied with the cosmetic outcome of my implanted breasts?
  • How will my breasts look if I choose to have the implants removed in the future without replacement?

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