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Before and After Plastic Surgery Photos
A great first step in choosing your plastic surgeon is observing before and after photos of his or her work. Plastic Surgery Portal makes this process easier than ever with this handy Plastic Surgery Before and After Picture Directory. Choose a procedure, city, or state below, and you can scroll through hundreds of exclusive before and after photos, with direct links to the plastic surgeons themselves!
Factors to Consider When Looking at Before and After Plastic Surgery Photos:
Were the Photos Taken Professionally?
Professionally done photography is often a good indication that a
plastic surgeon takes their work very seriously and goes the extra mile
to showcase the results. A haphazardly taken Polaroid, on the other
hand, says something else entirely.
How Does the Lighting Look in the Photos?
Abnormal lighting, whether toward the light or dark end of the spectrum,
can affect an image and misrepresent its true appearance. If there are
shadows or bright spots in the before and after photos, you are probably
not going to get an accurate assessment of the surgeon's skills, or lack
Have They Been Edited at All?
These days, it's easier than ever to edit or manipulate a photo after
it's taken. Most before and after photos are genuine originals, but
there are occasions when a surgeon must edit parts of a picture to
protect the privacy of a client. In these cases, don't hesitate to
verify why certain photos needed to be edited. The answer will usually
be satisfactory, but it never hurts to keep an eye out for suspicious
What if the Plastic Surgeon Doesn't Have any Before and After Photos?
If a surgeon isn't able to provide with you any photo evidence of their
work, ask them why. Some surgeons may have legitimate explanations for
this, but it's certainly reasonable to ask if any such materials will be
available before the date of your procedure.
These are a few tips to help you on your way to becoming a knowledgeable plastic surgery candidate. Think you're ready now? Find out with our plastic surgery readiness quiz.