Vibrant Health Now.com

Vibrant Health Now Home


Cosmetic Surgery Home

Cosmetic Surgery Articles


Free Newsletter

Subscribe to our
Vibrant Health Newsletter
for health, fitness, and nutrition Tips.

First Name:

E-mail Address:


Contact Us

Resources






Cosmetic Surgery

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.

 

Related Articles:

  • 9 Critical Facts You Should Know Before Committing to Cosmetic Surgery - The breast augmentation procedure is becoming more and more popular. There are three approaches to this procedure and your surgeon will help you decide which technique is best for you. Inframammary implant surgery is generally recommended by surgeons who want ...
  • Ears Stand Corrected: Cosmetic Surgery and Pets - The breast augmentation procedure is becoming more and more popular. There are three approaches to this procedure and your surgeon will help you decide which technique is best for you. Inframammary implant surgery is generally recommended by surgeons who want ...
  • What You Should Know About Cosmetic Surgery - Cosmetic surgery is any surgical procedure that is designed to enhance your physical appearance. Unless the cosmetic surgery is required as the result of an accident, injury, or birth defect, the chances are the procedure will not be covered by your insurance...
  • Get More Cosmetic Surgery Patients From The Web - Cosmetic surgery is any surgical procedure that is designed to enhance your physical appearance. Unless the cosmetic surgery is required as the result of an accident, injury, or birth defect, the chances are the procedure will not be covered by your insurance...
  • Baby Boomers Seek Hold on Youth Through Cosmetic Surgery Procedures - Elkhart-IN —People in the 35-50 age group comprise the largest percentage (40 percent) of individuals who had cosmetic procedures last year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). In all, more than 8.7 million procedures were performed on peo ...
  • For a Complete list of Articles with summaries Click Here
  • © Copyright VibrantHealthNow.com 2004-2006. All rights reserved.