Q: What is the difference between reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic plastic surgery?
Reconstructive plastic surgery is performed for the correction of body and facial issues that may be caused by birth defects, injury, disease, or the typical aging process. Normally, the goal of reconstructive plastic surgery is to improve body function. However, reconstructive plastic surgery may also be done to create a more normal appearance and improve self-esteem.
Whereas, Cosmetic surgery is performed to reform current structures of the body in order to improve self-esteem and appearance.
Q: Am I a good candidate for plastic surgery?
Individuals in good general health are normally acceptable candidates for cosmetic surgery. It is imperative for prospective patients to have realistic expectations for their surgery results. During your consultation with Dr Sadeghi, it is important to openly discuss your previous medical history, plastic surgery goals and any concerns you have so that Dr Sadeghi can make an informed and realistic assessment about your candidacy for cosmetic surgery.
Q: What Should I Look for in a Plastic Surgeon?
Firstly, Credentials are very important. Look for a board-certified plastic surgeon who has completed an accredited residency training program in plastic surgery. Most Plastic surgeons will openly state the number of board certifications they have. This kind of program includes two or three years of intensive training in the full range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) is a good indicator of a surgeon’s skill, since the board has strict requirements.
Secondly, reviews and direct patient feedback are also crucial to review. Dr Sadeghi has a 5.0 Google Rating because his patients value his expertise and professionalism.
Q: What does it mean for a surgeon to be board-certified?
Earning board certification is one of many ways a surgeon can prove his or her skills and knowledge. Every certifying board has varied requirements and measures a physician’s education and experience in their chosen fields. Dr Sadeghi holds double board certifications as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon.Board certification provides assurance that a doctor has undergone formal training in the fundamentals of surgery.
“Dr. Sadeghi is a true class act. He’s extremely knowledgeable, meticulous and passionate about his work and it shows. I was so nervous when I first consulted with him, but he made me feel so comfortable and really worked with me in regards to the outcome I wished to achieve. Throughout the consult/surgery/post-op process, he always showed the utmost respect for me and assured me that we were going to achieve the most natural results as possible (which was very important to me). I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a plastic surgeon - whether it be reconstructive or cosmetic. He knows his stuff and will help make you feel like the best version of yourself!”
“Great staff!! So caring! Dr. Sadgehi is amazing! He took such good care of me! I am EXTREMELY satisfied with the results of my surgery! 100% recommend him if you wanna have any work done! You won’t be disappointed!!”.
“Dr. Sadeghi is leading the industry with cutting edge technology. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable. EM-Sculpt is what I use, just before a photo shoot or that weekend beach trip. If you haven’t been to see Ali yet and are looking to just feel better in your own skin, then get over there!”.
“Dr. Sadeghi and his team were so friendly and professional. The lady at the front desk kept checking in and updating me letting me know when I was next. He took his time and delivered the results I wanted. Very happy! This was my first experience and I will definitely be back!”.
“Dr. Sadeghi and his staff are THE BEST! They are very sweet and welcoming. Dr. Sadeghi gave me exactly what I asked for with fillers. Great experience and will definitely be back!”.