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Your First Visit

You may be wondering what to expect once you schedule your initial consultation with cosmetic surgeon Ronald Caniglia of Caniglia Facial Plastic Surgery in Scottsdale, Arizona, proudly serving the communities of Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, as well as East and West Valley communities. If this will be your first time at our practice, or at any plastic surgery center, there are a few things you can do to prepare. We have put together a comprehensive overview of what your first visit will entail, as well as some information that will help you in deciding whether cosmetic surgery is right for you.

If you are seeking facial rejuvenation, look no further. Dr. Caniglia specializes in surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures for the face. To learn more, or to schedule a consultation with a top cosmetic surgeon, contact our Scottsdale practice today.

Your First Visit

From the moment you enter our facility you will feel at ease. Our office environment was designed to make you feel comfortable and at home. We aim to make your time with us as pleasant as possible and will do whatever we can to accommodate your needs. Your first visit will generally go as follows:

  • The staff will greet you with a friendly smile; we always take the time to get to know patients and establish a positive rapport with each one.
  • You will be asked to fill out some paperwork while waiting in our beautiful reception area, so we have records of your medical history and other pertinent information.
  • You will be escorted to see Dr. Caniglia for your consultation.
  • He will ask you questions regarding your aesthetic goals and medical history. It is a good idea to bring in photo examples of the look you want and to make a list of any allergies you have and medications you are currently taking.
  • Dr. Caniglia will examine your face and identify areas for improvement, based on the look you wish to achieve.
  • Dr. Caniglia will inform you of your treatment options and map out the best course of action to reach your cosmetic goals. He will detail each procedure for you and make sure you have a clear understanding of what treatment will involve.
  • You will have the opportunity to ask any questions, which Dr. Caniglia will gladly answer. We encourage you to make a list of questions before coming in, so you do not forget anything important. If you do forget, don’t hesitate to call us back.
  • Once you feel like you have enough information to make an educated decision regarding treatment, you can either go home to think about how you wish to proceed, or schedule another appointment for the procedure.

Questions to Ask Dr. Caniglia

Here are some questions that you might want to ask Dr. Caniglia during your first visit:

  • Where will the procedure be performed?
  • Are there any possible risks, complications, or side effects from the procedure?
  • Where will the incision be placed if there is one? Will there be visible scarring?
  • What are pre-operative and post-operative instructions?
  • What is recovery like?
  • Will I have to undergo more than one procedure for optimal results?
  • Are there any effective alternatives to surgery?
  • When can I return to work or other normal activities? When can I exercise again?
  • What medications will I have to take? And, what medications should I avoid?
  • Will someone have to drive me home after the procedure?
  • What other medical professionals will assist with the procedure?
  • Can I see before and after results of your previous patients?
  • What is your success rate? What is the complication rate with the procedure?
  • What are the costs associated with the treatment?

Meet with Our Cosmetic Surgeon

The best way to know whether a cosmetic treatment is right for you is to meet with Dr. Caniglia for a consultation. Our team will do everything we can to make your first visit and every visit with us enjoyable. To learn more, or to schedule a consultation with our cosmetic surgeon, contact our Scottsdale facility today.

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