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reviews? Check. With a sigh of relief, you snap your laptop shut. You’ve narrowed your list of plastic surgeons to a select few, and are nervous but ready for your first in-person consultation.
But what you may not realize is that your surgeon also has a checklist for you. If he or she feels you’re not healthy enough to make it through the rigors (both physical and psychological) of major surgery, they may decline (albeit gently) to perform your surgery.