Make sure you choose a surgeon who is board certified. Many surgeons advertise “Board Certified” in ads, never specifying the specific board that they are certified by. When choosing a surgeon to perform facial plastic surgery, choose a surgeon board certified in facial plastic surgery or plastic surgery.
Training in either of these specialties ensures that your surgeon has had the appropriate surgical experience and has passed rigorous testing in order to attain satisfactory certification board certification in their field.
Board certified facial plastic surgeons and plastic surgeons are required to keep up their skills on a yearly basis by attending educational conferences in their respective specialty.