The Allure Of The ‘One And Done’ Approach In Aesthetic Surgery

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The 'one and done' approach is a frequently sought-after solution among patients, and it begs the question: What drives this preference? Our Haute Beauty Ambassador, Dr. Sachin Shridharani of LUXURGERY offers insight into the reasons behind this choice. In a world of options and choices, patients are increasingly drawn to the idea of a single-stage surgical approach to achieve their desired aesthetic goals rather than having multiple smaller surgeries performed over time.

In today's fast-paced society, time is a precious commodity. Patients often find themselves juggling various commitments, and managing multiple appointments for treatments or procedures can be a logistical challenge. The 'one and done' approach simplifies this process, typically addressing multiple areas of concern, which allows individuals to focus their attention on other aspects of their lives.

Factors Influencing Surgical Timing Choices

Patients should consider their physical health, surgical risk, recovery and downtime, overall goals and expectations, and their plastic surgeon’s recommendations on what is the best plan for the patient.

Assessing Candidates for Multiple Procedures

Assessing candidacy includes evaluating their medical history, understanding their expectations, considering anesthesia time, patient’s recovery plan, and procedural compatibility.

Spotting Excessive Procedures vs. Necessity

The patient may have unrealistic expectations, repeated unsatisfactory results from previous surgeries, shop around with different doctors, exhibit signs of BDD, and/or have minimal concerns with the risks of multiple surgeries.

Alternatives to 'One and Done' for Safer Aesthetics

Alternatives include a staged surgical approach and considering noninvasive to minimally invasive procedures if that will achieve the patient’s desired results.

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