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According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 8.7 million cosmetic surgery procedures were done in 2003. The number of cosmetic procedures is rising, and far more women are getting plastic surgery than men.

- Breast augmentation
Breasts are enlarged by placing an implant behind each breast.

- Breast lift
Extra skin is removed from the breast to raise and reshape breast.

- Breast reduction
Fat, tissue, and skin is removed from breast.

- Eyelid surgery
Extra fat, skin, and muscle in the upper and/or lower eyelid is removed to correct “droopy” eyelids.

- Facelift
Extra fat is removed, muscles are tightened, and skin is rewrapped around the face and neck to improve sagging facial skin, jowls, and loose neck skin.

- Facial implant
Implants are used to change the nose, jaws, cheeks, or chin.

- Forehead lift
Extra skin and muscles that cause wrinkles are removed, eyebrows are lifted, and forehead skin is tightened.

- Lip augmentation
Material is injected or implanted into the lips to create fuller lips and reduce wrinkles around the mouth.

- Liposuction
Excess fat from a targeted area is removed with a vacuum to shape the body.

- Nose surgery
Nose is reshaped by resculpting the bone and cartilage in the nose.

- Tummy tuck
Extra fat and skin in the abdomen is removed, and muscles are tightened to flatten tummy.

As the demand grows for cosmetic surgery, consumers must realize that all cosmetic procedures―even ones that may seem simple―carry risks. If you are thinking about having cosmetic surgery, become an informed consumer about the procedure and its risks. Select a qualified doctor. Have realistic expectations about the results and know the benefits and limitations of surgery.

 

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