Enhancing one’s aesthetics using a doctor’s knife has become a common practice, these days. There are a number of varied types of plastic surgeries offered for different parts of the body including the skin, face, abdomen, etc.
So what are the most popular procedures? Here’s a list of the top plastic surgeries conducted across the globe:
1. Botox Injection :
The procedure has become one of the most loved and demanded one amongst women worldwide. The method helps with smoothing fine lines and wrinkles on the forehead, around eyes, and other parts of a face. Botox works by paralyzing facial muscles and restricting movement to impart a refreshed appearance on the skin. The recovery time for the procedure is minimal. Women find it very affordable and can be done on a regular basis for maintaining results.
2. Facelift :
Aging makes the skin on face fold, sag, and wrinkle. The process develops creases under lower lids. Loss of fat under the area leads to sagging. The chin also loses muscle tone leading to excess skin. A facelift procedure involves creating incisions at the hairline and behind the ears. Thereafter, skin re-draped. Fat is also re-sculpted to achieve the desired result.
3. Blepharoplasty :
It is the surgery of eyelid involving correction of the following issues and imparts a youthful appearance to the face:
- Under-eye bags
- Puffiness under eyes
Plastic surgeons make incisions in areas of the face that can be concealed well, such as under lower lash line and within the lower eyelid. Once the incision is made, the surgeon will remove excess skin and tightens muscles. The lost fat is also re-deposited.
4. Liposuction :
This is a kind of weight loss surgery and a boon for those who don’t wish to indulge in rigorous exercises. In some cases, men and women find it almost impossible to get rid of trouble spots despite performing several abdomen crunches and leg lifts. Liposuction is known to be a great option for stubborn areas of the body such as chin, thighs, hips, arms, back, etc. The surgeon will make small incisions in the skin to perform liposuction. Thereafter, a small cannula is used to remove or vacuum the fat to achieve desired results. Patients can see final results once the initial swelling wanes.
5. Breast Augmentation :
This is one of the most popular plastic surgeries women across the world seek. Women seek this surgery for a number of reasons. The most common of these include a desire to increase fullness and volume of beasts post substantial weight loss or pregnancy. Plastic surgeons will assess one’s body type, the elasticity of skin, and desired size of the breast prior to using implants. Silicone or saline implants are most common. Apart from breast implants, some of the other most common breast surgeries include the following:
- Breast reconstruction
- Breast Lift
- Breast reduction
A recent release of the results of the yearly Global Aesthetic Survey of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) lists the most popular plastic surgeries (cosmetic) and the countries performing the procedures. It has stated that the United States of America and Brazil continue to accomplish the maximum number of cosmetic procedures.
The United States – Performs 17.9 percent cosmetic surgeries a year (total of 28.6 percent worldwide)
Brazil – Performs 10.7 percent cosmetic surgeries annually (total of 28.6 percent worldwide)
Japan – 4.8 percent cosmetic surgeries annually
Italy – 4.1 percent cosmetic surgeries annually
Mexico – 3.9 percent cosmetic surgeries annually
Most Popular Cosmetic Procedures Worldwide:
As per a media release, it has been revealed that breast augmentation (a type of cosmetic surgery) remains the most popular surgical procedure worldwide. It accounts for around 15.8 percent of all procedures. Other common cosmetic surgical procedures include:
Eyelid Surgery – 12.9 percent
Abdominoplasty – 7.4 percent
Liposuction – percent
Rhinoplasty – 7.6 percent
America, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, and Germany have been ranked among the top 5 countries performing breast augmentation surgeries. On the other hand, the following countries rank top 5 for performing the maximum number of facial rejuvenation procedures: