The day I operated on my daughter
A few months ago, I was wrapping up a lengthy consultation, when my patient pulled out three pages of an “ask your plastic surgeon” questions she’d found on Google.
I had other patients waiting, so I was about to direct her to my staff, when she posed this question: “Would you do surgery on a member of your family?”
What a strange must-ask question, I thought. “No,” I said aloud. “Not major …