I'm having some significant work done on my face that will involve, at least, opthalmic and orthognathic surgeons. Assuming there are multiple surgeons involved over multiple-procedures, and who do not necessarily work together (or close to each other) , how do they coordinate so that their efforts are contributing toward the same planned outcome?"
Big Change: How to Work with Multiple Specialists?
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Multiple procedures/multiple surgeons
It is important when choosing a practitioner that he/she understands their abilities and limitations. It is also key that they have a network of other related doctors with which they commonly work. Often, a reconstructive facial surgeon may work with a dentist, oral surgeon, prosthedontist, and professional who is trained in aesthetic camouflage make-up. The training of many specialists also overlaps. When choosing a surgeon, the patient should be comfortable with their skills and experience, and their ability to choose and work with other related practitioners.
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