Cosmetic surgery is a surgical treatment people undergoing for enhancing their cosmetic appearance or beauty. A specialized doctor, cosmetic surgeon, performs the surgery on his / her patients. In other words, this surgical procedure corrects or reshape the face or body structure, and makes you look more attractive. It started as a treatment used to remove scars from the wounded soldier, but now has become a means to create a beautiful and attractive physical appearance.
Cosmetic surgery is often called Plastic Surgery. However, the full scope of plastic surgery is very different, even though many of the treatments we are talking about can also be provided by both specialties. Presently there are various surgical beauty treatments for facial and body improvements. Under the following subheading, we will be discussing some of the most common cosmetic surgeries, and a few facts related to these ways –
Cosmetic surgery is most common among the people between 40 and 50 years of age. Various surveys have revealed so. Another interesting study discloses that women use about ninety-one percent of all beauty treatments available, while the rest of the nine percent of therapies are popular among men. In the past ten years, the demand of aesthetic surgical treatments has risen to a new level. Further, according to another research, the most popular cosmetic treatment is breast surgery. Women go for breast enhancement, and men for reduction.
The use of laser treatment is rising. Laser therapy offers quick, (almost) painless, and accurate results, thus, is turning out to be a very popular procedure. When you choose the laser option, there is (often) no need of anaesthesia. Additionally, laser treatment takes less or almost no time to recover. The best part is, it is quite affordable in comparison to other traditional procedures.
Now, here are some of the most common cosmetic surgeries –
Rhinoplasty – When a patient requests repair, or desires to reshape their nose, the surgeon performs Rhinoplasty on him / her. The doctor circumspectly chisels and augments your nose, to get the desired shape. It is also known as Nose Reshaping Surgery.
Blepharoplasty – Also known as the aesthetic treatment for upper and lower eyelid, Blepharoplasty enhances the youthfulness of the areas above or below your eyes. The word Blepharoplasty derived from Greek word blepharon , means eyelid. So, the doctor while performing blepharoplasty tries to remove the defects and malformations of your eyelids.
Otoplasty – Otoplasty is a cosmetic solution for your ears, both surgical and non-surgical procedures may be involved in Otoplasty. The doctor creates and reshapes your external ears as desired by you.
Liposuction – Liposuction is a procedure in which a doctor removes the excess fat from your body parts, and helps you achieve a well-toned physique.
Apart from these, some other cosmetic procedures are Gynaecomastia or breast reduction; Mammoplasty or Breast Enhancement; Rhytidoplasty or facelift; Genioplasty or chin uplifting; Dermabrasion or wrinkle removal; hair transplantations; lip augmentation; cheek implant; and buttock lift.