Here is a Snap Shot on the Most Common Procedures!

plastic-surgery-proceduresA Snapshot on the Most Common Plastic Surgery Procedures!

Over the years, advancements in the field of plastic surgery have ensured that surgical procedures exist to modify all major parts of the human body. The field of plastic surgery is vast and cosmetic surgery is just one facet of it. In this article we discuss the most widely practiced types of plastic surgery available for patients:

Liposuction

Liposuction involves the removal of fat from the body using a suction tube. However, as with all surgeries, we recommend you consult with your surgeon to determine if you are the right candidate.

Rhinoplasty

Also known as a “nose job”, rhinoplasty has been a widely used surgical procedure throughout modern history. It involves the reshaping of the nose and is popular with male and female patients alike. It sure can have dramatic improvements on one’s appearance.

Mammaplasty

This is the procedure of enlarging one’s breast through artificial means such as by the use of saline or silicone implants. It is not surprising that this is form of cosmetic surgery is highly popular with many happy patients!

Blepharoplasty

Extra fat, muscle, and skin are removed to make your eyes look better. One of the best uses of blepharoplasty is the treatment of war victims.

Abdominoplasty 

The “tummy tuck” in other words, this is the procedure where the abdomen is compressed due to tightening of abdominal muscles and the removal of extra fat and skin.

Rhytidectomy

Many people seek the smooth and young feel and look for skin making the “face lift” one of the highly popular procedures that leads to a smoother and tighter skin on the face and neck, reducing the features of aging in the process.

Dermabrasion

In this procedure, the surgeon uses a special tool that scraps off the top layer of skin, leaving behind a smother and softer layer. Post-surgery, experts advise that for at least 3 to 5 weeks, it is best to avoid direct contact with sunlight.

Metapoxy

Or ‘breast lift’ in other words, metapoxy raises and reshapes the breasts by removing the extra layer of skin and repositions the remaining tissue and nipples. Recovery can take up to a week or more.

Hair Transplantation

Hair loss is a growing problem, especially in aging men and women. Hair transplantation works by inserting hair follicles into your scalp, or removing a part of the scalp. While this surgical procedure is highly expensive, it is also one of the most commonly availed because of the importance people place on their hair.

Otoplasty

Having larger than “normal” ears can cause serious body image issues, especially in children. Otoplasty, or ear surgery, is an old practice, being performed from the time of ancient Greeks. The ear’s skin or cartilage is bent or removed to make the ear look smaller .The majority of the patients are kids.

Lip Augmentation

Finally, many women want fuller lips and this procedure does just that by inserting implants through surgery in the lips. Fuller lips add a more youthful and attractive look to the over all appearance.

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