Rhinoplasty: The reshaping of the nose.

Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure, which is usually performed by a plastic surgeon in order to improve the function [reconstructive surgery] or the appearance [cosmetic surgery] of a person’s nose. Rhinoplasty can be performed to meet the aesthetic needs of a patient or for the purpose of reconstructive correction i.e. nasal issues. This can be combined with other surgical procedures like a face-lift to enhance the overall aesthetic results. The procedure can be performed under local or general anesthetic, depending on the complexity of the operation, but Rhinoplasty is considered as a highly safe procedure.

Breast Augmentation: the enlargement of the breasts

With the use of a silicone or saline [salt-water] prosthesis resembling the shape of a woman’s breast, a breast augmentation can be performed. The prosthesis is inserted under the patients breast via a small incision for either the purpose of reshaping or enlarging the overall look. Commonly known as a “boob job”, breast augmentation remains the number one most performed elective surgery for women. The procedure is safe to perform and recovery time is a matter of hours if all goes well.

Liposuction: The removal of fat directly from the body

Liposuction both contours and removes fat from the “problem areas” most people have issues with when it comes to toning and weight loss. The stomach and thigh areas are the most popular regions’ but the neck, arm, back and even the face can all targeted as well. Liposuction is performed using a tube called a cannula, which is inserted via a small incision into the targeted areas. Slowly and safely, the fat is siphoned out. Liposuction is considered a low-effort replacement to actual diet and exercise and due to its inherent dangers [no more than 5kgs a time can be siphoned] and long recovery rate [two-four weeks] not everybody is a good candidate for liposuction.

Blepharoplasty: rejuvenation of the eyes

Bags under the eyes or visual problems are one of the reasons a patient may choose to have a blepahroplasty. Excess skin can sometimes cause a drooping effect of the lids and to correct this, tissue from the eyelids is excised and removed. This gives a tighter and more youthful appearance to the eye and if done for corrective reasons, peripheral vision can be restored as well. A few complications can arise, yet blepahroplasty is still considered a safe surgery.

Facelift: The skin of the face is tightened for a more youthful appearance

A facelift works best in a patient with thin skin and a delicate bone structure. Folds and wrinkles in the skin are eliminated if the procedure is done correctly. An incision is made around the form of the face, the skin is lifted and then the deeper tissues are tightened. The skin is then re-draped and according to the expertise of the surgeon, the face will appear to be more youthful and wrinkle free. Due to men having a thicker skin, a facelift is much easier to perform on woman.