Cosmetic surgery is a branch of medical treatment that deals with the restoration, renovation or reconstruction of the parts of the human body. It could be done to improve on the natural appearance of an individual or to correct birth defects, burn marks or defects arising out of a trauma or a disease.
Cosmetic surgery is often regarded the same as plastic surgery, however, both of them are different. While the former focusses on aesthetics aspects and improved appearance, the latter plays a bigger role by reconstructing the injured parts of the body and other facial and body defects. Many plastic surgeons perform other cosmetic surgeries as well and are trained in the field of cosmetology.
Cosmetic surgery, on the other hand, is performed by specialists from difficult medical field. Cosmetic surgery procedures can be performed on any part of the body, including the neck, face and head.
Liposuction and tummy tuck are two popular cosmetic procedures used to remove extra fat around the stomach of an individual to improve his or her appearance. During these procedures, the abdominal wall is tightened, while giving proper and desired contour and shape to the stomach and the abdominal region.
Rhinoplasty, also known as nose surgery, is also a common procedure used to reshape the size and shape of the nose. It is also used to correct defects related to the nose and nasal trauma. Two other popular cosmetic surgeries include breast implants and breast augmentation, which is demanded by women who wish to improve the appearance of the breast or those who look forward to an increase breast size.