You may visit a doctor for the first time assuming you need only one type of cosmetic procedure done, but the reality is that only a doctor knows if that is true. Effective surgeons are able to offer multiple options in order to address your concerns. Consult with your doctor with an open mind and a full understanding of the risks involved as you make your decisions on how best to proceed.
Educate yourself as much as possible about the procedure you are interested in. Before you talk with a surgeon, you should fully understand the procedure. This will allow you to ask the pertinent questions and recognize and red flags when your surgeon does not give you an accurate picture of the procedure.
There may be other health issues to think about before considering plastic surgery. A lot of unhealthy habits could be responsible for your appearance; surgery will not change anything for the long term if you are not ready to make changes to your lifestyle. Be sure to be wary of your diet or being depressed.