Increased self-confidence, body positivity, life satisfaction and the role of attractiveness play a part in why many people undergo plastic surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1.8 million cosmetic surgical procedures were completed in 2018. In addition to cosmetic procedures, many surgeons perform reconstructive procedures to correct birth disorders, trauma, burns and disease. The decision to seek out plastic surgery is a personal decision that involves research, time and several consultations with a certified surgeon. Scottsdale-based plastic surgeon Dr. Richard J. Brown, M.D. shares his top questions to ask before having plastic surgery.