improvement in appearance for deviations that do not amount to an
objective deformity can permanently relieve the patient of a pre
occupation with his/her appearance.
surgery aims to improve the quality of life of an individual
by eliminating self consciousness, improving social acceptance
and interpersonal relationship and increasing the chances of
obtaining employment in occupations where looks are important.
In next paragraphs the commonly performed aesthetic surgeries
Or Liposuction :
In this procedure the fat to be
removed is loosened and removed by short or long tubular
instruments of blunt tips which is connected to a powerful
Fat collection of
hips, thighs, buttocks, abdomen, and arms can be removed.
Liposuction is neither a substitute for dieting nor a cure for
obesity. A reasonably weight person with healthy elastic skin but
extra fat in a particular region is the best candidate for this
Syringe fat suctioning can also
be done in cases where less fat is to be removed.
This procedure is helpful in
persons with excessive fat and loose skin / loose muscle tone.
During abdominoplasty extra skin is removed and abdominal muscles
With syringe some
fat of the body can be removed and be used to inject in the
depressed areas anywhere in the body to even the contour like in
sunken hollow cheeks or frontal depressed fractures looking
(Surgery for tightening and uplifting of breasts) :
With age the
breasts droop and sag. In this procedure the breasts are
tightened, recontoured and lifted up. By removing specific part of
skin from the lower part of breasts and around the areola the
breasts are tightened. If necessary the size of areola can be
reduced. This may be done under local / general anesthesia.
Mammoplasty (Breast enlargement) :
This surgery is
done for less developed or reduced size breasts. A silicone /
saline filled implant is placed behind the breast tissue or behind
the muscle. A 2 inch incision is put in the lower part / around
areola / in axilla and implant is put.
A case of augmentation Mammoplasty
In this operation
a large sized breast is made small and tight and also the nipple
and areola are relocated. The cuts / incisions are made in such a
way that scars lie in the areolar margin, below the areola and in
the breast folds.
A case of
In some boys the
breasts enlarge out of proportion leading to psychological
problems. It is very much disturbing for them in sports activities
like swimming. In this operation the breast tissue is removed from
small incisions in lower part of areola.
(Nose correction) :