In today’s fashion-conscious world, everyone wants to look their best and may go to any extent to achieve those perfect looks. Often, people may be bothered by wrinkles, folds, acne, drooping breasts, small breasts, excess fat etc. This may make them look for procedures both surgical and non-surgical that are expected to be performed under the skilled expertise of Scottsdale plastic surgeons.
The various plastic or cosmetic procedures performed may be classified as the procedures performed for face, breasts and body.
Procedures for face may include
Face lifts. It tries to improve sagging facial skin, a slack jaw and loose skin and also removes excess fat, tightens muscles and re-drapes skin.
Brow lifts. It may correct drooping brows, upper eyelids and sagging skin on the forehead.
Rhinoplasty. Here, the nose is reshaped either by reducing or increasing the size, and also removes bumps, narrows nostril span, changes the angle between the nose and upper lip or in some cases, changes the shape of tip or bridge.
Botox. A non-invasive procedure that may help to remove wrinkles and folds.
Injectable fillers. These may include fillers such as Juvederm which restores the skin’s volume and corrects wrinkles and nasolabial folds.
Radiesse. A bio-compatible, non-toxic, non-allergenic filler that may reduce wrinkles and folds from appearing.
Chemical peels. Chemical peels are used in cases where it is required to remove the skin’s damaged outer layer and enhance it.
Laser procedures. The damaged or wrinkled skin is removed in layers using a laser and reduces fine lines around mouth, eyes and facial scars.
Procedures for breasts may include
Breast lifts. Not to be confused with breast augmentation, it enhances the shape of the breasts rather than increase the breast size.
Breast augmentation. Most performed procedure where implants are used to increase the breast size.
Breast reduction. It aims to remove fat, glandular tissue and skin from the breasts and make them smaller, lighter and firmer.
Procedures for body may include
Abdominoplasty. It may remove excess skin and fat and tighten the muscles of the abdominal walls making them appear flat.
Liposuction. Used to reduce stubborn fat deposits that may not be getting rid of with diet or exercise. It may require using cannula and vacuum to perform the procedure.
Whatever be the procedure performed, the patient should ensure that the cosmetic surgeon Scottsdale specialist performing the procedure is having the requisite skill and experience in performing such procedures.