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The Doctors discuss a new study that found that only 17 percent of plastic surgery-related posts are from board-certified plastic surgeons. The study found that popular hashtags like #boobjob, #brazilianbuttlift, #liposuction are more often associated with people who are not licensed.
In order to find the best cosmetic surgeon, plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon recommends looking to the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the American Society of Plastic Surgeons for guidance.
He also suggests asking your other doctors for a referral or asking someone you trust about their experience and then vetting and interviewing a potential doctor.
ER physician Dr. Travis Stork notes that most cosmetic surgeries are elective and suggest not proceeding until you know you have found the right doctor.