The great thing about plastic surgery is that the benefits can be both physical and emotional,
So what exactly is Plastic surgery?
Plastic or cosmetic surgery is performed on various body parts to improve a person’s appearance as well as ability to live a full life through reconstructive and cosmetic procedures.
Common cosmetic procedures include: rhinoplasty, breast implants, liposuction, abdominoplasty, facelift and more.
Nowadays, plastic surgery is becoming more common with more and more people going under the knife. We see it in the magazine and on the TV all the time – pictures of celebrities with their latest surgery and Botox injection making it seem like everyone is doing it and it does seem to be on the increase.
Here are some benefits of going under the knife:
Increase in Confidence: One of the most noticeable benefits of plastic surgery is an increase in self- confidence. This can change all aspects of someone’s life. They may feel more confident in social situations, be more outgoing which in turn could create some very positive experiences like making new friends, making the most out of life, getting a new job. It’s not simple the physical change but the emotional changes that are more beneficial to them.
More Proportional Body: Cosmetic surgery can create a more balanced physical body. If someone has a larger than normal nose they are uncomfortable with, surgery will help give the face a more balanced and proportional look. Same applies if someone has a body part that just likes to hold onto fat no matter what, and diet and exercise aren’t shifting it – surgery can help give results that they want and cannot achieve without.
Increase in Health: Plastic surgery have a great impact on a person’s health who is suffering health problems and plastic surgery may be the only option. For example, breast reduction -reducing the size of the breasts in someone who is having back problems, nerve problems, and emotion health issues can greatly increase their health and quality of life.
Birth Defects or Injuries: Reconstructive surgery can help those who are born with cleft lip, birthmarks, ear defeats and also those who have been injured during their life for example, burns, and scars. Without the option of corrective surgery a person may suffer from conditions that could affect their life and also cause self-esteem issues.
You only have one body in this life so why not make it just the way you’ve always wanted it? If this is something you’ve been considering for a while and by doing so you know you’ll be a happier, more confident individual then do some research, weigh out the pros and cons and find the best surgeon to suit you.
Rachel works on behalf of Dr Mark Lee, a Perth based plastic surgeon specialising in breast enlargement and plastic surgery.