Aesthetic surgeries are becoming increasingly popular, with many people opting for procedures to enhance their appearance. The most common cosmetic surgeries are breast augmentation, liposuction, nose reshaping, eyelid surgery, abdominoplasty and facelift. Liposuction is a procedure that removes fat from specific parts of the body, such as the thighs or abdomen, to create a slimmer figure. The average person can return to work a few days after undergoing liposuction, depending on the extent of the treatment. Breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures, with more than 300,000 procedures performed each year in the United States.
It involves surgically enlarging a woman's breasts. Most people can usually go out in public within 10 to 14 days after blepharoplasty, although it may take several more weeks for swelling and bruising to completely disappear. Abdominoplasty, commonly known as a tummy tuck, removes excess skin from the abdominal area and tightens the remaining skin. This surgery is usually done when people have a saggy abdomen after pregnancy or have lost significant weight after bariatric surgery. Reduction mammoplasty (commonly known as breast reduction surgery) can be used for aesthetic purposes, but its benefits go far beyond appearance. Women with very heavy or large breasts often have a hard time finding clothes that fit them.
They may also experience chronic back and neck pain as a result of having a heavy upper body. Reduction mammoplasty is a permanent solution for having disproportionate or oversized breasts. Rhinoplasty, also known as nose surgery, is used to reshape the nose and bring it into balance with the rest of the face. The surgeon can reduce the overall size of the nose or refine specific areas of the nose. Rhinoplasty can be used together with surgery known as septoplasty to treat a deviated nasal septum (a deformed nasal passage that can affect breathing).Facelift is often combined with other procedures, such as blepharoplasty, platymaplasty (neck lift), or skin peels.
A person may undergo a breast lift after experiencing significant weight loss or when the pregnancy leaves the breasts saggy and less firm. Some women choose to have a breast lift combined with breast augmentation. Aesthetic surgeries can help improve one's appearance and self-confidence. However, it is important to consult with a qualified plastic surgeon before undergoing any procedure to ensure that it is safe and effective.
Insurance may cover some of these procedures if they are medically necessary. It is also important to consider any potential risks and side effects before undergoing any type of cosmetic surgery.