Important Cosmetic Surgery Procedures
Cosmetic surgery is a discipline in medicine that is focused on enhancing appearance through medical and surgical procedures. Head, neck and the body are the areas in which cosmetic surgery can be done. Aesthetic appeal is the sole reason as to why cosmetic surgery is done. Body contouring, breast enhancement, facial rejuvenation and facial contouring are some of the types of cosmetic surgery done. In order for ones breast to be enhanced there are several process that are involved which are reduction, augmentation and lift. As for facial rejuvenation the following are involved which include face-lift, eyelid lift, brow lift and neck lift. As for body and facial contouring there are several procedures that are involved and they include liposuction, tummy tuck and gynecomastia treatment, cheek or chin enhancement and rhinoplasty respectively.
Fat grafting is also involved in breast augmentation and or enlargement but mainly the use of saline or silicone gel is used. Women who carry out breast surgery give reasons of boosting of self-esteem and improving of feelings based on their sexuality. Many women who undergo breast reduction want to reduce the burden of physical discomfort as compared to those who undergo enlargement as it is much of aesthetic appeal.
Thus breast reduction is important for two reasons which are providing relief against physical discomfort and reducing the risk of breast cancer. Lifting of breasts is the other procedure type involved in breast enhancement which involves removal of skin and glandular tissue to make the breast smaller, rearranging the remaining tissue to make it appear lifted.
Even though breast reduction and breast lifts are the same in their line of procedure, breast lifts are more riskier and they are not insured most of the time. Body contouring procedures involves tummy tuck which reshapes and firms the abdomen. The middle and lower abdomen is removed with the aim of muscle tightening and fascia of the abdominal wall. Another type of body contouring is lower body lift involves removal of excess skin from the hips, buttocks and thighs in order to tighten and lift them. The main reason for this procedure is for patients who have lost a significant amount of weight.
Several procedures are carried out in facial contouring. Nose job involves reshaping of a patients nose to improve the appearance and breathing also. Reshaping of the nose is done in certain areas such as the bony hump, upper part of the nose and the tip. There is an age limit in order for a nose job to be done.
The procedure of ear surgery is surgically treatment of misshapen ears to bring closer to the head through sutures and reshaping of the cartilages. Face-lifts are mainly done to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin in order to achieve a more youthful appearance. Deeper tissues of the face and the neck are tightened during the face-lift surgery.