During your consultation, you will discuss cosmetic goals and the procedure details with the doctor who considers multiple factors to determine if you’re a good candidate for the surgery. The surgeon will conduct a physical examination and review areas to be contoured and examine the areas to extract fat for transfer.
In addition, the doctor will check whether you’re in good overall health or have excess fat in a part of the body which is easily accessible. If you smoke, the doctor will ask to quit smoking for an extended period before and after the procedure and during recovery. The consultation will also help the doctor see if you have realistic expectations and are of free of health issues that might interfere with healing.