List: 15 Questions

15 Questions to Ask your Doctor or Skin Care Professional

Originally posted in the The Golden Rule of Skin Care: New Year New You post.

(Print this list and keep it in your purse)

  1. Tell me everything you know, and have experienced with this treatment/procedure.
  2. Are you certified by any licensing agency, professional organization, or educational institution to perform the treatments/procedures we are discussing?
  3. Were you specifically trained in the field of (fill in the blank)?
  4. Am I a good candidate for this treatment/procedure, and why?
  5. What will be expected of me to get the best results? What will I need to do after the procedure to maintain the results?
  6. Who will perform the procedure?
  7. Have they been specifically trained in this procedure? May I see proof of training?
  8. How many times have you done this treatment/procedure?
  9. Where and how will you perform my procedure or treatment?
  10. How long of a recovery period can I expect?
  11. What are the risks and possible complications associated with my procedure? Please be specific and detailed.
  12. How can I expect to look over time?
  13. Do you have “after” photos I can look at for this procedure?*
  14. What results are reasonable for me?
  15. How much will this treatment cost in total (include procedure, medications, products, etc).

 

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