The Busy Girl's Guide to Aesthetics
Cosmetic surgery is a type of plastic surgery that aims to improve a person's appearance.
Cosmetic surgery continues to grow in popularity, procedures are available for almost any part of the body, but the choice to undergo cosmetic surgery should not be taken lightly. The results are often permanent, so it is important to be sure about the decision, to use an highly skilled and experienced Surgeon. Reconstructive surgery is another type of plastic surgery. It aims to improve function and to give a normal appearance to a part of the person's body that has been damaged, for example, after a mastectomy.
Breast Augmentation , involves inserting breast implants to increase the size of the breasts, change their shape, or make them more even. Female Breast Reduction ( Mastopexy) - is carried out under general anaesthetic. There are many techniques , but generally the operation involves: removing excess fat, glandular tissue and skin from your breast reshaping the remaining breast tissue. Breast nipple surgery - many women also seek to change the shape or size of their nipples purely for cosmetic purposes. Breast nipple procedures are normally performed using a local anaesthetic to numb the breast tissue.Male Breast Reduction- Known as gynaecomastia, this condition can result from a hormone imbalance or from being very overweight, which can increase levels of oestrogen and cause breast tissue to grow.
A FaceLift (Rhytidectomy) is cosmetic surgery to lift up and pull back the skin to make the face tighter and smoother. The procedure is designed to reduce flabby or sagging skin around the lower half of the face (mainly the jowls) and neck. Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty) is cosmetic surgery to remove excess skin or fat from the eyelids. The aim is to improve hooded or droopy eyelids or eye bags. Nose reshaping (Rhinoplasty) is an operation to change the shape or size of the nose. Ear correction surgery is cosmetic surgery to alter the size or shape of the ears, or pin them back if they stick out.Pinning back the ears is known as an Otoplasty or Pinnaplasty
A tummy tuck, or 'abdominoplasty', is cosmetic surgery to improve the shape of the tummy area (abdomen). It can involve removing fat and excess loose skin and tightening the abdominal muscles. The aim is to remove excess tummy skin that can't be removed through exercise - for example, after losing a lot of weight or after pregnancy. But it’s not a quick fix for losing weight. A gastric band - the safest weight loss procedure. Gastric banding is a highly effective treatment for weight loss and is the first choice for most people, mainly because it is the safest of all weight loss surgery procedures with over 20 years of proven results.
Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure used to remove unwanted body fat. It involves sucking out small areas of fat that are hard to lose through exercise and a healthy diet. It's carried out on areas of the body where deposits of fat tend to collect, such as the buttocks, hips, thighs and tummy. The aim is to alter body shape, and the results are generally long-lasting, providing you maintain a healthy weight. A Surgical Fat Transfer is cosmetic surgery to move fat from one part of the body to another. It's also known as a 'fat graft' or 'lipomodelling'. The aim is to remove unwanted fat from one area (such as the tummy or thighs) and use it to smoothen or increase the size of another area (such as the breasts or face).
Labiaplasty is surgery to reduce the size of the labia minora – the flaps of skin either side of the vaginal opening.
Some women consider having a labiaplasty because they don't like the look of their labia, or because the labia causes them discomfort. Vaginoplasty is the surgical procedure which tightens the vaginal muscles, perineum and surrounding tissues. This should give more tone, strength and control to your vaginal muscles.
Gender Re-Assignment-Sex reassignment surgery (SRS) is known by a variety of names, including gender reassignment surgery (GRS), sex change surgery, sex affirmation procedures, and genital reconstruction surgery. These procedures, which are known clinically as genitoplasty procedures, are done to surgically change the genitalia from one gender to another. For most patients undergoing SRS, the surgery is performed in order to match their physical gender with what they feel emotionally and intuitively is their true gender.