Introduction in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
by Dr. Mark A. Schusterman
Plastic surgery is a procedure that is used to reconstruct the body parts or to fix the facial features that are considered abnormal. People usually find it difficult to tell the difference between Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery. Actually cosmetic surgery is a sub field of Plastic Surgery that focuses in improving aesthetical appearance. In Houston, the place where i live and work, you can get all types of cosmetic surgeries with reasonable cost. If you are considering having a surgery, you have to know about the different procedures that the field has to offer you.
Cosmetic surgery is a surgical process after all so it is really important for a candidate to discuss all the options and possible risks of the process with plastic surgeon. Houston plastic surgeons offer you the best services according to your physical and health condition.
Cosmetic procedures include surgical and non-surgical procedures that offer different options to groom up your body proportions. Before you opt for a specific cosmetic procedure you must know the best treatment for you.
SURGICAL COSMETIC PROCEDURES
- Breast Related: there are two Breast Related surgical procedures for different body types. One is to enhance the breast area through the technique of breast augmentation with the help of silicon and saline implants. And second is the breast reduction surgery to reduce the excessive fat from the breast area to get rid of neck pain and back pain.
- Facial Surgeries: Facelift surgery helps in treating your double chin, droopy neck, extra facial fat and wrinkles. Extra fats from upper and lower eyelid can be treated through the eyelid surgery. If you have any scars or want to enhance any feature, Facial implants is the best option for you. It is normal to have some facial changes when you age but by lifting up the forehead skin and to tend the wrinkles. Lip augmentation helps you get fuller lips or enhance your lips according to your face. Nose Job is another cosmetic surgical procedure that has helped many patients in molding or fixing in crooked bone.
- Tummy tuck: It is an alternative of Diet and it helps you get rid of extra fat and tighten your skin. In this surgery extra fat is removed through surgery and skin around the treated area is tightened!
NON-SURGICAL COSMETIC PROCEDURES
Non surgical procedures give you the opportunity to improve your appearance without the fear of getting under knife. Most of the procedures are done through injection, laser and other instruments.
Botox injections are being injected to ease out all the face wrinkles and the symptoms of aging. Injections help you get that youthful look back. Collagen is used to fix scars, wrinkles or bruises!
The top layer of dead skin, wrinkles and scars is being removed through Dermabrasion. Excessive and unwanted hair can be removed through laser hair treatments that are reliable and long lasting treatments. Finally chemical peeling, teeth whitening, skin bleach and skin resurfacing are some other techniques that can help you get the desired look.
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