When looking for a breast augmentation surgeon it is important to do your research, visit multiple surgeons and ask lots of questions. There are 4 main categories I would consider. Here are some of the basic questions I would ask:
1) Credentials -
Ask your surgeon if he/she is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Ask about his/her experience and specialty training in this procedure.
Ask to see his/her before and after photos.
Ask about his/her facilities - Are they fully accredited? Does he work with board certified anesthesiologists? Is his medical staff specialty trained in plastic surgery procedures?
2) What to Do Before Surgery -
What do you need to do/stop doing before surgery to ensure a safe procedure and optimal results?
What are ALL of the fees involved - including OR fees, doctor fees, lab work, garments, scar cream, etc. This way there are no suprises the day of surgery or any time after.
3) About Your Procedure -
Discuss the look your are aiming to achieve, bring in photos and try on implants to show your surgeon what you have in mind. Do not get hung up on the cc's or the profile of the implant because the structure of your body impacts the way your results will look, so it is best that your surgeon knows exactly what you are trying to achieve.
Ask whether he is going over/under/or partially under the muscle. Ask whether silicone or saline are best for you. Ask which incision site he/she recommends for you. Also ask about his/her specialty techniques.Be sure to discuss the pros and cons of each of these.
4) After Surgery Recovery -
Ask about realistic expectations for when you can return to your normal activities.
Ask about garments, scar treatments, breast implant massage and other ways to help ensure the best possible results.
Ask about tips for recovery - including when to know if something is wrong. Be sure to ask what to do if you experience a complication and how it will be handled.