Plastic surgery is real surgery and the chance that a patient will experience complications or achieve an undesirable result is greatly increased when the procedures are performed by someone who is unqualified. This includes physicians who are not board certified in plastic surgery or those who offer medical tourism packages.

In this NBC TODAY Show clip, consumers are offered tips on how to avoid plastic surgery complications. To find a board certified plastic surgeon, visit the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) referral service.