Cosmetic Surgery In Different Sites Of the Body

The main aim of cosmetic surgery (also known as plastic surgery) is to improve the appearance of the person undergoing the procedure. By improving the look/appearance the user of cosmetic surgery improves self-esteem. Practically any part of the body (outer body) can be subjected to cosmetic surgery, although face is the most common site for cosmetic surgery.

What are the common sites for cosmetic surgery and what are the procedures?

Most common site for cosmetic surgery is face. In the body also various cosmetic surgery procedures are performed:

Cosmetic surgery in face:

  • Chemical peel
  • Use of botox to improve skin tone and remove (reduce) facial wrinkles
  • Cheek lift
  • Brow lift (rejuvenation of eyebrows or forehead)
  • Facelift
  • Neck lift
  • Blepharoplasty (the surgical procedure done in eyelids to prevent drooping of eyelids)
  • Dermabrasion
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Chin surgery
  • Laser hair removal
  • Face contouring, face fillers, removal of facial wrinkles (can also be done by using chemical peel, deep or medium type of peel)
  • Liposuction of neck
  • Rhinoplasty (correction of bent nose)
  • Otoplasty (correction/alteration of external ears)
  • Treatment of scars, spider veins, tattoo removal etc.

Cosmetic procedures done in body include:

  • Liposuction (removal of fatty tissue commonly from tummy/abdomen and also from other body parts such as thighs)
  • Tummy tuck or reduction of abdomen
  • Breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lift
  • Buttock lift using procedure called lipectomy
  • Thigh lift
  • Arm lift
  • Circumferential body lift
  • Laser hair removal of body hairs

Why people use cosmetic surgery?

The most common reason of cosmetic surgery is cosmetic (as the name suggest). However, there are many cosmetic surgery procedures that are useful in various medical conditions along with being useful for cosmetic purpose, for example use of liposuction can reduce risk of various chronic serious health problems such as heart disease, stroke etc.

Before you decide to use cosmetic surgery it is very important to understand the impact it may have on the appearance as well as internal body system. The change of cosmetic surgery can be lasting and dramatic and one need to be prepared for it. One also should have clear idea about the result of procedure and should know that certain things cannot be corrected by use of cosmetic surgery. One should have realistic expectation from cosmetic surgery and understand its limitations. It is also important to understand the risks associated with

Although most people undergo cosmetic surgery to improve appearance of their looks and body, there are many cosmetic surgery procedures that are done to treat various medical conditions, other than cosmetic reason.

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