Most Popular Plastic Surgeries

When you look in the mirror, do you like what you see? Do you blame your genes? Do you blame your diet? Do you think you did not have good fortune? No, you don’t. People are done blaming their genes or themselves for whatever they see in the mirror, instead they go to plastic surgeons and ask what can be done to fix or improve their face and body. Gone are the days when plastic surgery was a taboo, or a sensitive topic. Today, plastic surgery has been accepted by society as a medical necessity, a procedure that you can use to improve your life. No one will tell you it is unethical or immoral—think about 1.8 million cosmetic surgeries and 8.4 million cosmetic procedures performed in U.S. in 2005. Today is 2013, look in the mirror, do you like what you see?

Here are the most common plastic surgeries:

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5 Tummy Tuck


Tired of always hiding your tummy at the beach? Frustrated that you cannot wear that little black dress you have been eyeing for months? Good news is a lot of women have already undergone tummy tucks; more than 140,000 tummy tucks performed in U.S. where 96% of them were women. Tummy tucks will flatten your abdomen during surgery. The extra skin and fat will be removed, in turn, abdominal muscles will be tightened. You will need only two-six weeks to get back to shape. A short recovery period for a long-term result. Women who have lost tissue after pregnancy or people who have undergone major weight loss with sagging skin usually undergo this surgery. However, if you simply want a firm-looking tummy and abdomen, better save up because this surgery can be expensive. Prepare at least $5,000 for your physician’s fee. Before agreeing to subject yourself to the scalpel, make sure you know the potential risks and complications of a tummy tuck. After all, it is a surgery, and not just a simple procedure. Ask around and research for the best tummy tuck procedures done in your area. If you think it is worth the risk and expenses, then set your appointment and let that flat tummy make you feel more confident.

4 Eyelid Surgery


They say that the eyes are the window to the soul. Most people use their eyes for flirting, for expression and for communication. This is why the way your eyes look also gives you an ounce of confidence whenever you communicate or deal with people. They could be strangers, random attractive people you wish to know, or clients you wish to close a deal with. However, not everyone is blessed with tantalizing eyes and firm eyelids. Some of us even have terrible eyebags that makes you wish you could wear sunglasses indoors. With eyelid surgery, people have started to become more confident, and yes, they have stopped wearing sunglasses indoors. Eyelid surgery is also known as blepharoplasty, which is the answer for drooping upper eyelids and eyebags. The procedure includes removing extra skin, muscle, and fat. In 2005, there were more than 230,000 blepahroplasty procedures performed where 86% of these surgeries were women. The recovery period is usually fast, you just need a week or ten days to recover. Eyelid surgery will not improve your eyesight, it will just make your peepers look as though you have been blessed with a mesmerizing gaze. Before undergoing eyelid surgery, clear your eyesight first for a $3,000 check for your physician’s fees.

3 Breast Augmentation


Full cups and impressive bust size, this has surely made it to every woman’s wishlist. With breast augmentation or mammaplasty, you can have bigger breasts without having to wear wonder bras or extra tissues underneath your shirt. Breast augmentation includes using saline or silicone-filled implants. Breast augmentation has become one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures among women. The recovery period usually takes three to four weeks. Avoid any physical contact with the breasts if you want the best results. Before saying goodbye to your old, smaller cups, make sure that you know the risks of breast augmentation. You do not want to have full cups and empty pockets while risking your health. Go to the best plastic surgeon; after all, you want to look good inside and out.

2 Rhinoplasty


Your face is the very first thing you use to impress people. You look in the mirror everyday with that same face, which is why most of your issues will usually start with your face. Most people would complain about their nose, not having the shape they want, or it is either their nose is too small, too big, or just imperfect for their face. Rhinoplasty can narrow the span of the nostrils, or to change the angle between the nose and upper lip. Nose jobs have been very popular; it has stirred attention and curiosity in many women. With more than 300,000 rhinoplasty procedures performed, 67% were women. Recovery periods would usually take one to three weeks, and during this time, patients are advised not to have any physical contact with their nose. Perhaps you can be extra careful not to bump your nose for just a few weeks. Do not schedule any summer getaway, you do not want your new nose to get sun-burnt.

1 Liposuction


Modern thinking would tell you that fat is out, and thin is in. Whether you believe this modern and societal philosophy or not, you cannot deny how many women around you have been complaining about the extra pounds they have gained over the holidays, or how many centimeters their waists have gained with the chocolate they have consumed. Blame the fad or the skinny women you see in magazines and the stick-thin models you see strutting on the runway, people have just joined the skinny bandwagon and liposuction has been deemed to be these women’s fairy god mother in the medical field. Liposuction will remove your fat deposits using a tube that will be inserted underneath the skin. A vacuum-like device will suck out the fat. You can either have liposuction in your hips, buttocks, abdomen, thighs, or upper arms. With more than 300,000 liposuction surgeries performed, 89% were women. Recovery period will usually take one to four weeks, and after that you can strut with a fit body and sexy confidence.

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