The Most Important Advice for Plastic Surgery Patients is to Choose their Doctor Carefully, says Dr. J Plastic Surgery

The Beverly Hill-based plastic surgeon comments on a recent article that, while skin care tips are helpful and good aftercare is a must for recovering patients, the best and only way to ensure an outstanding recovery is to select an outstanding physician.

A February 1 article on Allure compiles suggestions from experts on skincare after a rhinoplasty (aka, a nose job). Tips in the article include being careful when washing the area around the nose, moisturizing regularly, and using sunscreen to protect skin from ultraviolet rays. Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Payam Jarrah-Nejad, M.D., F.I.C.S., F.A.C.S., known more informally to his patients and colleagues as Dr. J, says that a good plastic surgeon will monitor patients postoperative progress and provide them with all of the self-care information they need.

While it’s crucial to practice good self-care following any surgery, the most important step of all in a facial or body procedure is the selection of the best possible plastic surgeon for the job.

Dr. J notes that, while it’s crucial to practice good self-care following any surgery, the most important step of all in a facial or body procedure is the selection of the best possible plastic surgeon for the job before surgery. He adds that it’s essential that patients limit their search to board-certified plastic surgeons. This is because not all doctors who are legally allowed to perform rhinoplasties and other procedures have undergone the two years of additional training required to call themselves plastic surgeons, says Dr. J. Moreover, board certification proves that a surgeon’s knowledge and skills have met the rigorous standards of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He adds that it’s also essential to account for the aesthetic X-factor that separates merely competent plastic surgeons from those likely to produce superb results.

Dr. J, who is double-board certified in both plastic surgery and general surgery, adds that one way to see if a doctor has mastered the art, as well as the science, of plastic surgery is to examine their past outcomes. For example, Dr. J’s rhinoplasty results can be seen on his online gallery. The doctor notes that looking at before-and-after pictures can help a patient imagine the kind of outcomes that might be possible in their own case.

Returning to the topic of recovery following a rhinoplasty or other procedure, Dr. J says that he has worked hard over the years to developing highly advanced techniques for minimizing patient recovery times on all of his procedures. He adds that patients who want to benefit from a recovery that is both successful and more rapid can help ensure both is by insisting on a board-certified plastic surgeon with a proven track record of outstanding outcomes.

About Dr. Payam Jarrah-Nejad, Dr. J

Payam Jarrah-Nejad, MD, FICS, FACS is a double board certified Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon. Nicknamed Dr. J by his patients and staff, he holds certifications from both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. Dr. J is also an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

Dr. J first started his medical career during an internship he held in NYU. It was during this time that he also began working with hospitals around the New York area. It was in New Jersey that he completed his training and served as Chief Resident at Morristown Memorial Hospital.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Jarrah-Nejad received a fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City to specialize in hand surgery. The fellowship was under the guidance of Dr. Charles P. Melone which was a big influence on the young doctor. It was during his training at Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center in Michigan that Dr. J found his true calling working with many well-known plastic surgeons.

Years later, practicing as a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. J still uses the same techniques he learned in his training in his frequent operation on the face and body. He is greatly admired by his staff and patients who happily contribute positive testimonials to his website.

Dr. J is known throughout the Los Angeles Area medical community as well as beyond it, for his record of outstanding outcomes and his engaging, patient-friendly personality. He has published a wide range of papers in many prestigious scientific and medical journals and has presented his research to local, regional and national symposia.

Finally, Dr. J has performed pro-bono surgery in several countries as part of humanitarian efforts helping children with congenital anomalies. He works side by side with charitable organizations devoted to providing needy children around the world with free plastic surgeries to repair such issues as cleft lips and palates.

Come into the beautiful world of Dr. J.

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