American Society of Plastic Surgeons
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3 years ago

How long is prep?

How long is overall prep for procedure? Someone told me that it could be up to a year with consultation before the actual procedure.

Procedure: Breast Augmentation
Location: Malden, MA

Replies 4

James Chappell
ASPS Surgeon

Preparing for surgery is a matter of maintaining good, healthy eating and exercise habits. Time between consultation and surgery is simply based on being able to coordinate your schedule with your surgeon’s schedule.

Steven Wallach
ASPS Surgeon
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There is no specific if using wAiting period per se. once I see a new patient, we can often get them scheduled at their convenience within a few weeks. Best of luck.

Samir Shureih

What is the procedure? What is the medical co-morbidities that need attention, What is the weight and height and BMI.

All Plastic Surgeons are catching up on the back log they have and delay in surgeries.

All the above are factors to delay the surgery. Consult your plastic surgeon for detailed consultation and scheduling of surgery.

Nelson Castillo

Thank you for sharing your question. Most procedures in healthy individuals can be done within weeks of a consultation but if there are risk factors, such as a smoking history, a longer delay may be necessary.


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