Plastic surgery continues to be a popular method for making alterations to the appearance of a person by reconstructing, repairing, or revising certain areas of the body on a patient. Even though plastic surgery procedures can make changes to the overall appearance of a patient, they can also have a positive impact on the confidence level and self-image of a person. Let’s examine some of the plastic surgery procedures that are able to boost your confidence and increase your self-esteem.
Plastic Surgery – Procedures That Have a Positive Impact on Your Confidence
One of the reasons you might turn to plastic surgery to enhance your physical appearance is due to the fact that the way a person looks has an impact on their self-esteem. When the physical features of a person are altered or enhanced, they feel better about their appearance and gain more confidence on a daily basis.
There are a number of plastic surgery procedures that are popular choices to boost the confidence of a person. Take a look to see if you have any of them in mind to undergo in the near future:
- Liposuction is able to remove deposits of fat from various parts of the body. The treatment eliminates stubborn and hard to remove fat and also gives the contours of the body an improved look. While liposuction is not a method for losing weight, it is also to give the body a look that is slimmer in appearance. The surgeon creates tiny incisions in the targeted area of the body. A cannula is then inserted into the targeted area of fat in order to break apart the fat and then suction the fat out of the body using the cannula. Some of the popular areas of the body for liposuction include the abdomen, thighs, hips, upper arms, and buttocks. Since liposuction improves the shape and contours of the body, the morale of the patient is also improved after the surgery.
- The abdomen can start to lose some of its tone and contour as a person ages. Abdominoplasty, AKA a tummy tuck, is able to improve the look of the abdomen by removing excess skin and fat for an appearance that is improved in its tone and contour. In addition to eliminating the excess skin and fat from the abdomen, the surgeon can also give a firmer look to muscles in the abdomen wall that are weakened or separated. In addition, stretch marks can be reduced or removed from the lower abdomen. If you have a tummy tuck, you can expect to enjoy a flatter look to the stomach, an improved tightness and tone to the stomach, and a reduction in skin imperfections in the treated area.
- The nose is one of the most prominent features on the face and that means it is easily viewed by others. Rhinoplasty, AKA a nose job, is performed to make both functional and aesthetic changes to the nose. The surgeon makes changes to the skin, bone, or cartilage of the nose including giving the nose a straighter look and narrowing the bridge of the nose. The two main types of rhinoplasty surgery are open rhinoplasty and closed rhinoplasty. Both of these techniques can reduce the size of the nose and also reshape the appearance of certain parts of the nose. It is not an exaggeration to say that the nose is one of the most distinctive and prominent features on the face. An alteration or enhancement to the look of the nose can give the facial features a better balance and improved aesthetic appearance.
- A facelift, which is also known as rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that addresses signs of aging on the face including sagging skin and wrinkles. During a facelift, the surgeon will lift the underlying muscles and also tighten them to give the facial structure a rejuvenated look and improved contour. The surgeon will also remove any excess fat and skin that is causing the face to have an older look. There are multiple facelift techniques available to the public and a traditional/full facelift addresses the area of the face that is below the eyes as well as sagging cheeks, lines around the mouth, the jowls, and any fullness under the chin. If you are thinking about having a facelift, keep in mind that the results can last for ten to twenty years but the aging process and gravity will still pull down on the skin. Having said that, your skin will enjoy a smoother and tighter look along with a reduced amount of visible aging and you will gain a boost in your self-confidence.
If you are interested in learning more about the physical and mental improvements that can be made by any of the above procedures, schedule a consultation appointment with an experienced and board-certified plastic surgeon who can walk you through the many ways plastic surgery can enhance your appearance and elevate your self-confidence.