I am trying to choose a good rhinoplasty surgeon in the NYC area but im having trouble because I dont know whether or not to trust the photos online
How Do I Know if the Before and After Photos Online Aren't Edited on the Computer but Actual After Photos?
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Before and After photos
The way technology is today, it really is hard to know if someone photoshopped their pictures. I think you need to meet with the surgeon and their staff and judge their integrity. At the consultation, I would suggest talking to other patients in the waiting room as some of they may be post-op and you can judge the results for yourself. Also, please make sure that you are seeing a plastic surgeon board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. A lot of work goes into earning board certification and I would doubt that any board certified surgeon would risk their reputation by posting edited photos.
Web reference: http://www.ShaferPlasticSurgery.com
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