Questions to Ask at Your Breast Augmentation Consultation

Some of the best advice Dr. Anna Wooten, FACS, can give you, as a breast augmentation candidate, is to do your homework. Spend time researching your procedure on websites such as or, and learn about your plastic surgeon on his or her website. Then, compile a list of questions to ask your doctor during consultation. Don’t be afraid of tough or uncomfortable questions; asking these questions helps you learn more about your surgeon’s qualifications and demeanor.

Here, Dr. Wooten shares some of the questions to put on your checklist.

 Your Surgeon’s Credentials

  • Are you certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery?
  • How many years of plastic surgery training do you have?
  • How many years of plastic surgery experience do you have?
  • How many breast implant procedures have you performed?
  • How many breast implant procedures do you perform in a year or month?
  • Do you have hospital privileges to perform this procedure? If so, where?
  • Can I see before-and-after photographs of your breast augmentation patients?

Your Candidacy

  • Am I a good candidate for breast augmentation?
  • Would I benefit from breast lift?
  • Are my expectations of surgery reasonable?
  • Based on what I have described, what size/shape/type of implants would work best for me?
  • What incision site and placement location do you recommend for me?

The Procedure

  • Where will my procedure be performed?
  • What are my anesthesia options?
  • How long will the procedure take?
  • How long should I expect to be at the surgery center on the day of my procedure?
  • If a complication occurs during surgery, how will it be handled?


  • How long of a recovery period should I expect?
  • Will I need assistance during my recovery? If so, what kind?
  • What type of complications can occur during recovery? How can I avoid them?
  • If I have an unanticipated complication during recovery, who should I contact?
  • When can I plan to go back to work/school?


  • How soon can I see my final results?
  • What is expected of me to get the best results?
  • Will my augmented breasts look different over time?
  • Will I need any implant-related procedures in the future? If so, how many?
  • Will I be able to breastfeed with implants?
  • Will breastfeeding affect my results?
  • If I were to have my implants removed in the future, how would my breasts look?

Make an Appointment to Discuss Breast Implants with Dr. Wooten

If you are ready to book a breast augmentation consultation with Dr. Wooten, call Beleza at (724) 759-7777 today.

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