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Breaking the News about Your Cosmetic Surgery Decision

No matter how excited you are about your appointment to have cosmetic surgery in Denver, there will always be someone who just doesn’t seem to be on board with that decision. Whether it’s a spouse, your kids, friends or coworkers, there’s a way you can handle the situation that will keep everyone happy… while still getting the procedure done your way!

The Knowledge Gap

The first step in getting everyone on the same page before your Denver cosmetic surgery appointment is to set aside time for everyone to share their viewpoint in a calm and reasonable way. Most patients have already spent a good amount of time thinking about and researching their procedure. While this is a good practice, it can leave those close to you feeling a little left out, or even hurt that you haven’t included them. Encouraging them to do their own research can help them feel more comfortable with your upcoming procedure.

Airing Concerns

Friends and family members may have other concerns about your procedure that you haven’t considered. Will you look the same after your facelift, or will you look like someone else? Will a breast augmentation on my mother be embarrassing around my friends? Is a five-hour elective procedure unsafe at your age?

It’s important to remember that no matter how silly these issues may sound to you, they’re very valid and serious to those who hold those questions. Again, thorough research can go a long way toward alleviating their concerns. A more powerful tool is for you to explain (multiple times, if necessary) how important the surgery is to you, why it means so much and why you feel it’s worth the risk and expenditure.

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