The most popular cosmetic surgery procedures have varied prices and recovery times based on surgeon and involvement.
There are hundreds of procedures, but these six are the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures.
Liposuction, also called lipoplasty or body sculpting, is one of the most popular procedures cosmetic surgeons complete. Everyone wants the perfect body, and liposuction removes stubborn pockets of fat that are hard to get rid of. People often have liposuction done on their love handles, saddlebags, or abdomen in order to conform to a better body image. The surgeon basically vacuums the fat out through a small incision. There is swelling and bruising after in addition to some possible numbness in the region that is suctioned. Most individuals are able to go back to their normal lives after a few days of rest. The cost for the procedure depends on how much fat is removed and how many areas are treated.
Eyelid surgery is commonly called an eye lift and is technically called blepharoplasty. This surgery reshapes the eyelids to remove bags and tighten any loose skin around the eyes to remove deep wrinkles. It will not get rid of fine lines or small wrinkles, but it can help with larger creases. Eye lift procedures will cause swelling and bruising after the surgery. The swelling often doesn’t go down for a week or two, but the bruises should disappear in ten days. The patient might have blurry vision for a few days after the procedure, and they may notice frequent tears or dry eyes. The cost of this procedure varies based on the amount of reshaping that is necessary and the surgeon doing the procedure.
If you want implants or a breast lift, you are not alone. This procedure is highly common and popular among women of many ages. The implant procedure places saline-filled bags between the breast tissue and chest muscle in order to make the breasts larger and give them a different shape. You will be able to get out of bed on the day of the surgery, but you won’t bathe for several days after and you will not return to your normal life for two to three weeks. A breast lift is different than implants in the sense that it takes your current breasts and raises them to a new level. Many patients combine a boob lift with implants in order to reshape their breasts entirely, but a boob lift can be done alone as well. Many older patients or mothers who have saggy breasts appreciate the breast lift surgery.
Rhinoplasty is amongst the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures and is done for a variety of reasons, but it is often done simply because people don’t like the shape of their nose. A surgeon can reshape the nose in any fashion that suits the patient. Skin can be removed to alter the structure of the nose, the bone and the cartilage. After a nose job, patients need to stay in bed for a few days. They will see bruising and swelling in the first three days, but the complete swelling won’t necessarily go away for several weeks. Most of the bruising lessens within the first week. Patients will look normal and be able to resume all normal activities within three weeks. The amount you will have to spend on a nose job depends on the surgeon and what you have done. Some people have a nose job after they break their nose and it no longer looks the same. Others have it because of a deviated septum that causes them to snore, and there are also those who get them just because they want their nose to look different.
The skin on your face and neck sags and folds as you age. Facelift surgery is sometimes combined with a neck lift, but it can also be done separately. Facelift surgery stretches the skin toward the scalp, leaving it tighter and smoother. A neck lift does the same to the neck. The bruising and swelling will go down after two weeks, and you might feel numb in your face or neck for several weeks longer. You can go back to your normal routine after two weeks. Right after the surgery, you won’t do much at all and you will have to stay out of the sun. These surgeries can make you look and feel younger, but they are major surgeries that can have a drastic effect on the way you look. Some people do one or the other, but they are also a popular combination for those who want to look younger all around in the face and neck area.
Botox is frequently used to smooth fine lines and wrinkles around the mouth and eyes, making it one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures. The injections paralyze the muscles in those areas so you will see less muscle movement, which decreases the appearance of wrinkles in those regions. You don’t have to plan on recovery after this procedure. You may swell or bruise a bit and many patients feel numbness, but most are able to get the injections they want and move about their normal life that same day. The difference between these procedures and other surgeries is that you have to get the injections every three or four months in order to maintain the results. The injections range in price based on where you live and how many you get, but you can plan on repeating the process if you like the results. Botox is one of the most popular procedures because it can help you look and feel younger without having to go under the knife. It’s a minimally invasive procedure that requires no down time and recovery processes. It’s also not permanent, so if you don’t like the results, they will go away after a few months pass.
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