You may be thinking: I just want to look good.
But if you’re not the best looking one in the room, you’re going to have a hard time staying on top of things.
You can always make a point of looking up to the doctor and talking to him or her.
And you should try to do that.
But that’s easy to do and hard to forget.
What’s even more important, though, is not looking good, but actually doing the right thing.
That means being mindful of your body and of your appearance, even if that means having a look-alike to show you off.
The key is to do both things, said Dr. Daniel J. Stryk, an obstetrician-gynecologist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
“If you have a good look, you can be a good doctor, even a great one, and your body will respect that,” he said.
“But if you have an unattractive appearance, you won’t be seen as someone who can help people.”
So if you don’t want to get your body ripped, don’t be ashamed to wear something to show off your face.
But it’s OK to take care of yourself, too.
Strictly speaking, it’s not OK to get a tattoo on your arm, but the doctor’s decision is yours to make.
Just make sure to get the doctor to approve the procedure first.
Dr. Styrk said he also advises that patients wear a suit and tie for the visit and dress professionally for a good impression.
Even if you do opt for a look that doesn’t meet expectations, you should still be mindful of what the doctor thinks about your body.
“The doctor will want to see your body in its best state, so he or she wants to see you in a positive light,” he added.
“They want to know you’re in good shape and have good health.”
If you don�t want to have your own look on the doctor�s table, you might be able to convince your doctor to give you a haircut, though it won�t be a clean cut.
That could be a bad sign.
Dr, Michael D. Fink, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California, Davis, said the hair cut can be good for your appearance and for your self-esteem.
“When it’s done professionally, it is a very healthy and natural process that is a lot easier to manage and a lot less likely to cause pain,” he explained.
“It is an aesthetic cut that the doctor will actually like.”
You might also be able help yourself by being kinder and gentler.
Dr Styrcke suggested that if you are uncomfortable talking about your appearance with your doctor, you could tell him about the pain you have been feeling and ask him to make sure you can handle it.
And if you feel uncomfortable talking with your family, you shouldn’t.
“You want to let them know that you’re comfortable,” he advised.
“And if you can do that with your partner or your friends, that’s great.”
The best way to tell if your doctor is giving you a good, clean cut is to ask questions, said Styrczk.
Ask about your personal goals, what you want from your future and whether your doctor sees you as someone you can trust.
He also suggested that patients who are happy with their appearance could also tell you if you need more work done or if you should look for a more professional role.
“I’m sure there are things you can ask your doctor about that are not about your look,” he noted.
That is part of what it is to be a patient.”
And for good measure, there is a great article on the Mayo website called How to look better, by Dr. Christopher S. Schaffner, MD, which includes a series of tips on grooming and what looks best.
To see how to do it, click here.