Taking medical advice from the internet can be very risky: DR. Wasim Bashir Pathan

Dr Wasim Bashir Pathan, MDS is a Facial Plastic Surgeon currently working at at Lá Densitae Hair, Skin and Laser Clinic, Maharashtra, as Tricho Surgeon.

What is the best thing you enjoy about treating patients?

I like my job the best when I find my patients satisfied with my treatment and their positive feedback.

When is a patient easy to treat?

It is easy to treat patients who have some education and understanding of their condition and the treatment.

When is a patient difficult to treat?

Patients who have lack of faith and are fearful are difficult to treat.

How helpful is it to the treatment course, if the patient is knowledgeable about the treatment procedure, benefits, risks etc.?

If the patient is clear about the basics of their condition and the treatment, then the job gets easy.

How can a patient improve their knowledge about the treatment procedure? 

Patients can read articles from reliable sources on the internet.

How does medical misinformation act as a problem in the overall treatment procedure?

Information on the internet can be too dangerous, as patients can self-medicate and end up in even more difficulties.

A few advice that you always give to your patients…

I always advise my patients not believe everything they hear from other people when it is about their health. One should always consult a doctor about health related issues.

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