Cosmetic surgery is procedures that alter, recondition or enhance ones appearance.
There are various reasons why one would undergo cosmetic surgery, including if you were born with a birth defect, distorted body parts, have burns and scars, or personal reasons such as being unhappy with ones own appearance.
Examples of common cosmetic surgery procedures are facelifts, breast augmentation and liposuction.
Reconstructive surgery involves improving skin conditions, visible scars, birth defects distorted body parts, or burns.
Elective cosmetic surgery involves changing appearance due to ones dissatisfaction with features such as wrinkles, nose shape or belly fat.
All benefits of cosmetic surgery stem from the increased self-confidence a patient experiences from changing their appearance. This emotional wellness very positively influences ones whole life, which increases productivity and social behaviour
Majority of cosmetic surgery has few risks, however, no procedure is risk free. Risks can range from slight scarring to infection. The risks depend on your health condition for example heart disease or high blood pressure may increase risk. Hence it is advised you consult a doctor to see if the procedure is appropriate for you.
Costs of cosmetic surgery ranges widely depending on the procedure and generally, health insurance rarely cover costs, unless the surgery is done for medical reasons.