Your Initial Facelift Consultation
Dr. Ridgway understands there are many questions to be asked and answered during the initial decision making process. As patients gather information they naturally have concerns about undergoing facial plastic surgery and how these changes will affect their appearance.
During your first consultation Dr. Ridgway will get to know you by listening carefully to what you are expecting to achieve and also by asking questions so that he thoroughly understands your goals. As a top Seattle facelift surgeon, he knows that to be successful, he and his patients must be in full agreement on the end result.
After performing an examination of your face assessing your skin elasticity, muscle tone and facial structure, he will provide his recommendations. Dr. Ridgway will explain his surgical plan and answer questions that are certain to come up including questions about financing and whether insurance will cover any part of the surgery.
During the consultation process you will be able to look at photos of Bellevue facelift patients who had similar concerns to yours so you can assess Dr. Ridgway’s work. This is a big decision and you will be encouraged to take your time while gathering all the information you need to give you confidence that you are making the right decision. Dr. Ridgway is happy to answer questions as you go through the process no matter how long you need.
Finally, if you have any questions about cost or financing options, during your consultation would be a great time to get those questions answered. Dr. Ridgway offers some basic pointers and information to look for when discussing the cost of a facelift in Bellevue or Seattle. While the cost of a facelift may be the determining factor, it is very important to understand what kind of facility, staff, expertise, care, bedside manner, and additional value that is covered by the cost. Be sure to discuss this with Dr. Ridgway during your consultation.