Evaluation of the Cosmetic Patient

  • Rona Z. Silkiss


  1. 1.

    Manage the balance of power

  2. 2.

    Listen to the patient

  3. 3.

    Ensure appropriate patient motivation

  4. 4.

    Determine realistic surgical goals

  5. 5.

    Screen out the difficult patient

  6. 6.

    Conduct thorough informed consent

  7. 7.

    Avoid surgical overcorrection

  8. 8.

    Create an aesthetic environment



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rona Z. Silkiss
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyDivision of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, California Pacific Medical CenterSan FranciscoUSA

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