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Always Choose The Doctor With The Highest Credentials

By Annelise Vintila 

I microwaved myself a bowl of extra buttery popcorn, poured a glass of my favourite Moscato and plopped myself on the couch for a marathon of Botched. Botched has quickly manifested itself into my favourite show as the series focuses on failed plastic surgery attempts; anything from skewed liposuction, ruined nose jobs, unrecognizable breast augmentations and everything in between. I genuinely feel bad for these clients as they consult the two most established plastic surgeons in Los Angeles, trying to find a solution for their failed body attempts. It dawned on me one evening that these surgeons, albeit making millions, are also shaping and hanging perspectives on how their clients’ see themselves externally and internally.



Most of the clients, that have flown to LA for a consultation, are at their wit’s end. They have endured years of physical struggle because their prior plastic surgeon was looking for a cheap buck and took short cuts when they performed the procedure. Most of my friends, including myself, have considered plastic surgery, and though I have not gotten any work done yet, I compiled a list of non-negotiables when it comes to choosing a trusted plastic surgeon;

  • Did they graduate from a reputable institution? Many plastic surgeons claim they have a certificate in their field, but the only surgeons that are worth a try are the ones with a diploma form a reputable establishment. You can find their credentials and training online and better prepare yourself when you go in for the consultation.
  • If it’s too good to be true, it definitely is. I was researching a nipple repositioning surgery, and one price that sparkled was $800. The website looked legitimate by the plastic surgeon didn’t have proper board certifications. Usually nipple repositioning surgeries cost anywhere between $1600 to $2500 including anesthesia and consultation with a certified plastic surgeon. Don’t cheap out on surgeries that can potentially ruin your future.
  • When you narrow it down to three trusted plastic surgeons, make a consultation with them and ask them personal questions such as: how often they perform the procedure, what the complications are, and if the person giving the anesthesia is properly certified.
  • Though there are many important factors that you have to take in account with plastic surgery, the most important one in my opinion is how comfortable you are with the plastic surgeon. If you have done enough research, you will know their background to some degree, and when you speak in person with them, you can really gauge the direction it will go in. If you feel comfortable, great! If not, onto the next.




As much as I love Botched, it makes me sad that there are a lot of people struggling with plastic surgery issues because of a careless surgeon. We are living in a society where it is visually more accepted to have plastic surgery, and we are learning to celebrate each other’s bodies no matter if they are real or injected with some plastic magic. As important it is to ensure your plastic surgeon is reputable and accredited, it is just as important to ensure your medical aestheticians have proper accreditation. Attending a School like International Beauty Institute provides the opportunity to attend a reputable and accredited college, that is well known in the aesthetics world. If you were hiring, what would you want to see on your hire’s resume?

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