8 of the Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures
The popularity and requests for cosmetic procedures can often follow the along with other pop culture trends. With a host of celebrities all having the latest must-have the procedure and the millions of people who idolise them needing to have similar procedures carried out themselves. We decided together with a list of 8 of the most popular procedures to have.
8. Tummy Tuck
A tummy tuck or Abdominoplasty involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the abdomen. The remaining skin is then stretched tight over the stomach, resulting in a flat abdomen. A tummy tuck is often paired with liposuction and other fat removal surgeries. The average length of the surgery is around three hours.
7. Brow Lift
A brow lift involves lifting the forehead skin to remove some of the tissue and muscle that lie under the skin to re-contour the face. People who have drooping eyebrows, loose forehead or fatty eyebrows are most common to undergo this procedure, which normally takes around two hours to complete.
6. Eyelid Lift
An eyelid lift procedure involves the excess skin, fat and muscle are removed from the upper and lower eyelids. The procedure reduces the puffy look and eyelid drooping. If you have eye bags due to aging, genetic factors, sun exposure, pollution or other environmental factors then this procedure could be the one for you.
5. Breast Reduction
Breast reduction involves reducing the size of the breast, mainly a procedure performed on women there is an increasing growth in the number of male breast reduction procedures been undertaken. The procedure is also known as mammoplasty. The procedure involves removing breast tissue, fat and skin, then moving the nipples and other tissues higher up on the chest. The sides of the breasts are trimmed down to form smaller globes around the areola, giving the breasts a smaller contour.
4. Nose Reshaping
Nose Reshaping or Rhinoplasty involves the reshaping of cartilage, bones and sometimes the soft nasal tissues of the nose. The nose size can be increased or reduced and the nasal tip altered. Bumps and dents in the nose can also be removed to make the nose straight and narrow. Nose jobs are commonly undertaken for aesthetic purposes but they can also be performed to allow the patient to breathe better.
Liposuction is the process in which fat deposits are removed from specific body areas, such as the hips, stomach, chest and thighs. Liposuction is best used on areas of stubborn fat deposits which patients cannot remove through diet and exercise alone. Small thin tubes are inserted under the fat layer which is connected to a vacuum pump and suction syringe. Fluid is then injected into the areas from which fat is to be removed, this is done to help prevent blood loss. Liposuction can be performed on many body parts at once.
2. Breast Lift
Breast lift surgery is used to lift and firm the breasts, without increasing the size of the breasts. Also called mastopexy, the procedure usually performed to correct sagging or drooping breasts, which can occur owing to childbirth, breastfeeding and ageing. One or more incisions are made to lift the breast tissue and skin and reshape them higher on the chest to restore firmness and elasticity.
1. Breast Augmentation
In this procedure, medical implants usually made of silicone are inserted in the crease underneath the breasts to increase the bust size. These implants are made of silicone rubber shell filled either with silicone gel or saline solution. The implants can be inserted under the breasts, through the armpits or near the areola.