Your First Visit
During your first visit to DFW Plastic Surgery, you will meet with our experienced facial plastic surgeon, who will discuss your concerns, goals, and expectations. Dr. Ducic will review your medical history, conduct a physical examination, and discuss the best-suited treatment options for your desired results.
On your first visit, please bring the following:
- A Valid Photo ID
- Insurance card (if applicable)
- A list of your current medications
- Any relevant medical records or imaging studies
- A list of any questions or concerns you may have
Preparing these items will help make your initial consultation as smooth and informative as possible.
A typical first consultation appointment at DFW Plastic Surgery lasts long enough for Dr. Ducic to discuss your goals, perform an examination, and provide personalized recommendations for your treatment plan. He strives to ensure you are comfortable moving forward and that he answers all your questions before surgery.
When choosing a facial plastic surgeon, it’s essential to consider factors such as education, training, board certification, experience, and patient testimonials. A board-certified facial plastic surgeon has completed additional training and passed rigorous examinations to ensure they meet the highest standards in the field. Take the time to research your options, read reviews, and schedule consultations with potential surgeons to find the best fit for your needs.
A board-certified facial plastic surgeon is a highly qualified medical professional who has completed specialized training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and has passed rigorous examinations administered by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ABFPRS). This certification ensures that facial plastic surgeons meet their field’s highest education, skill, and ethical standards, specifically focusing on facial, head, and neck procedures. These surgeons have extensive knowledge and experience in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, such as facelifts, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, and facial reconstruction, among others.
The type of anesthesia used during your procedure will depend on the specific surgery and your individual needs. At DFW Plastic Surgery, Dr. Ducic uses local anesthesia, sedation, or general anesthesia, depending on the procedure and your preferences. He will discuss the most appropriate option for you during your consultation.
The recovery time and when you can return to work will vary depending on the procedure and your individual healing process. For some procedures, you may be able to resume normal activities within a few days, while others may require a more extended recovery period. Dr. Ducic will provide detailed post-operative instructions and an estimated timeline for returning to work during your consultation.
Dr. Ducic will provide specific dietary instructions based on your procedure and individual needs. In general, it’s essential to maintain a healthy, balanced diet and stay hydrated during the recovery process. Eating nutritious foods can help promote healing and minimize complications. Dr. Ducic may recommend avoiding certain foods or beverages before and after surgery to help you achieve optimal results.