Surgical Cosmetic Procedures
The UK most
common cosmetic surgical procedures are detailed below:
Liposuction is a surgical method by which
the unwanted body fat is extracted from the body via a steel tube. Often individuals opt for liposuction when diets and/or exercises
have failed to tone or reshape their body to their satisfaction. Liposuction
removes fat and reduces the total number of fat cells in your body.
known as a tummy tuck, can be Full or Mini. The
former is a means by which your abdominal fat and excess skin is completely
removed and at the same time the walls of the abdomen is tightened. The
latter comprises of the removal of unwanted fat from the abdominal regions
(below the navel). In both instances a successful Tummy Tuck will result in
a reduced waist line, with a flatter and more taunt stomach.
Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty)
can reduce droopy or hooded eyelids and restore the contour and eliminate
protruding fat bags that have formed under the eyes.
Rhinoplasty, best defined
as nose reshaping surgery or corrective surgery of the nose. It is mainly
carried our for cosmetic reasons i.e. how the nose appears in relation to other
facial features. Health advantages
of nose sugary include the correction of breathing problems related to
the internal nasal structures.
A deficient or small chin can effect the appearance of facial profile in a
way that an individual finds displeasing. Balancing the face through chin implant surgery can reverse this.
As we grow
older, our forehead begins to droop. We also start getting heavy
lines and wrinkles in the area which tends to make us look angry or
fatigued. This drooping can be set right by the aid of plastic
surgery. This simple method is known as brow lift. More
and more women are choosing breast augmentation surgery to enhance their
self-confidence and improve the appearance of breasts. In 2007 6,497 Breast
augmentation operations were carried out (Baaps).
As women grow
older, the effects of childbirth, breast feeding,
gravity or time (age)
become apparent in the form of sagging breasts.
A Breast Lift
surgical procedure that can help restore the natural size, shape and location of
reduction surgery is becoming common, amongst women who feel that their breasts
are too big. In 2007 3,402
procedures took place (BAAPS).More
range of facelift procedures are the main procedures used to reduce the signs of facial
aging such as wrinkles, bags and sagging of the jowl and neckline.
Non Surgical Procedures