Cosmetic surgery is basically a normal thing these days, there’s no way around it. No matter where you look. Whether it’s on TV, in a magazine, or on social media there’s a likely 95% chance that you see someone that has had “work” done. Cosmetic surgery isn’t for everyone but its unavoidable in todays society. It’s everywhere! As of 2016 close to 2,000,000 people had, what’s known in the industry as “invasive” surgery. Minimally invasive surgeries saw a whopping 12,000,000 people. So, it’s safe to say, it’s everywhere.
- Breast Augmentation (Boob Job/Lift)
In 2016 it showed that a total of 209,467 women, and men had breast augmentations done. As we’re sure you know breast augmentation is when you add volume to your chest. Make sure you discuss with your doctor the size and shape you would like. Although it’s a permanent procedure you may need replacements within 10-20 years. This isn’t a long procedure to have done it takes about one to one and a half hours to do. Make sure you take time to recover as well, this can take up to 7 days.
Often times when people think of liposuction they think of the general hip and stomach areas but that’s not just all. Liposuction can also be done on arms, legs, ankles, calves, in around the pubic area, and lastly the neck. In a 2016 survey it showed that 235,237 people had some sort of liposuction done. This process takes approximately one hour and takes access fat from unwanted areas. Make sure you have restricted duties from 5 to 7 days after surgery.
- Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
There are over 25 different ways to complete this surgery, and every doctor is different when it comes to achieving this surgery. As of 2016, 223,018 people had this surgery completed. For this surgery you can be put out with general anesthesia which puts you to sleep, or an IV sedation which you’re awake for. Both options are available to you, and your doctor will let you know the best route for your case. This procedure can take anywhere from 1.5 – 4 hours to complete, depending on the drastic change you’re going for. Make sure you take anywhere from 7 to 10 days off after the procedure.
- Blepharoplasty (Eye Lid Surgery)
Much like rhinoplasty there are several different ways and approaches to this. It has to do with your age, face, your ethnicity, how droopy your lids may be, the crease and more. This surgery is beneficial if you’re looking to have a younger look, or if you have excess skin, or fat around your eyes. Over 209,020 people had this surgery done in 2016. Make sure you rest from 5 to 10 days after the surgery.
- Face Lift
As of 2016, 131,106 people had this done within the year. This covers several areas of the face, it helps rejuvenate youthful facial features, softens cheeks, marionette lines, and your neck. It helps reduce fat around the face and elevates the skin. This isn’t as permeant as other procedures it usually lasts 7 – 10 years. Length of recovery is about 7 -10 days.