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Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

by: Kevin Stith

Cosmetic plastic surgery remodels, repairs, or restores body parts, usually by the transfer of tissue. In addition to correcting a deficiency, cosmetic plastic surgery is often sought to improve the shape of a nose, bring protruding ears closer to the head, remove abdominal flesh or add fat to the buttocks. There are many options.

Many women undergo cosmetic plastic surgery to enhance their breasts. Mastopexy raises or reshapes sagging breasts by removing excess skin and repositioning the remaining tissues and the nipples. Augmentation mammaplasty enhances breast size using inflatable implants filled with saline. However, a surgical procedure could be required to treat deflation, the formation of scar tissue around the implant, or a decrease in the sensitivity of nipples.

Buttock augmentation is for people who lack buttock fat. The buttocks are augmented with the use of implants either made from solid silicone or a softer form of cohesive silicone encased in a silicone bag. The former is more resistant to deterioration than a saline-filled implant.

Liposuction removes fat deposits with a tube and vacuum device. It may be performed on the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs, area above the knees, upper arms, area under the chin, or neck area. The most-requested area is the abdomen. Known as abdominoplasty, the surgery removes excess skin and fat that may accumulate after pregnancy, obesity or age.

Rhinoplasty reshapes the nose by reducing or increasing its size, changing the shape of the tip or bridge, narrowing the span of the nostrils, or changing the angle between the nose and upper lip. It may relieve breathing problems. Otoplasty sets prominent ears closer to the head or reduces the size of large ears. All incisions are placed within the natural folds of the ear structure so there are no visible scars.

All cosmetic plastic surgery carries the possibility of infection, bleeding, and adverse reactions to anaesthesia. A patient can reduce the risks by choosing a qualified plastic surgeon and following his or her advice.

Cosmetic Plastic Surgery provides detailed information on Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Laser Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery and more. Cosmetic Plastic Surgery is affiliated with Mini Face Lifts.

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