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Know About 17 Types of Plastic Surgery


What is types of plastic surgery ?

There different types of plastic surgery that can enhance your looks. If there is something you don’t like about your body or you just want to be prettier, there is a procedure that can bring the results you want. Here are some of the most popular types of plastic surgery today.

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation in Los Angeles
Breast Augmentation in Los Angeles

Breast augmentation is the process of enlarging the breasts using silicone or saline-filled implants. Recovery time is only a few days, but physical contact with the breasts should be avoided for 3 to 4 weeks.



Rhinoplasty, also called a nose job, is a procedure that reshapes the nose to make it smaller or bigger. It’s done to change the angle between the upper lip and nose or to narrow the width of the nostrils.

This procedure is popular among men and women. Recovery period is usually 1 to 3 weeks. Avoid getting your nose sunburned or bumped for 8 weeks.



Liposuction  involves removing fat deposits. A tube inserted is underneath the skin to suck the fat out using a vacuum-like device.

Liposuction  is often performed on the upper arms, hips, buttocks, abdomen and thighs. Recovery period is usually 1 to 4 weeks. It may take up to 6 months for the swelling to disappear.

Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is done to treat eye bags and drooping upper eyelids by eliminating extra skin, fat and muscle. Recovery time is usually 1 week to 10 days.

People who wear contacts, however, need 2 weeks or more before they can wear their lenses again.

Tummy Tuck

Tummy tuck
Tummy tuck

Tummy tuckIt is a common plastic surgery, its involves removing extra skin and fat to flatten the abdomen. The abdominal muscles are also tightened during the procedure. Recovery period is usually 2 to 3 weeks.

Breast Lift

Mastopexy or breast lift is done on women who want to reshape and lift their sagging breasts. It involves removing extra skin and repositioning the nipples and remaining tissue.

Patients usually need to rest for 1 week to 1 month after the procedure.


Dermabrasion is performed to get rid of facial blemishes and wrinkles. This is done using a high-speed, rotating device that scrapes away the skin’s top layers, leaving newer and softer layers.

Recovery period is usually 2 to 6 weeks. Your face may also have a red color for 3 months.

Ear Surgery

Those who have ears that jut out from the head or have large ears can benefit from ear surgery.

In this procedure, the ear’s cartilage or skin is bent back or removed to bring the ears nearer the head. The head is bandaged for several days.

After a week, the stitches are removed. You also need to avoid any activity that involves the possibility of bending the ear for a month.

Hair Transplant

Hair transplant can benefit those who are suffering from hair loss. Clusters of hair can be inserted into the head or the patient’s amount of scalp can be reduced to complete the procedure.

Depending on the method used, you may need to visit the surgeon several times. It may take 18 months or more to restore your hair.

Forehead Lift

Forehead Lift Surgery
Forehead Lift Surgery

Forehead lift involves eliminating tissue and tightening the forehead muscles and skin to straighten out droops and lines.

Recovery time is usually 1 to 3 weeks or more. You need to avoid being exposed to the sun for a few months.

Lip Augmentation

Lip Augmentation
Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation , another kind of plastic surgery , can help you make your lips look more prominent.

A portion of your lips will be hallowed out and an implant will then be inserted make your lips look fuller. Recovery period is usually 2 to 3 weeks.

Breast Implant Removal

If you have breast implants and you want to remove them, you can benefit from breast implant removal.

This procedure is actually cheaper than having implants inserted into your breasts. Recovery time is usually a couple of weeks.

Chin Augmentation

Mentoplasty or chin augmentation involves altering the shape of your bone or injecting an implant in your chin.

This procedure is often performed to improve the patient’s facial symmetry after another procedure. Recovery period is usually 1 week, but discomfort or numbness may persist for 3 months.

Cheek Implant

Do you want to have cheeks that people would just love to pinch? Malar augmentation or cheek implant is done by inserting an implant beneath the cheekbone to provide your face with a fuller look. Recovery period is usually 1 to 2 months.

Buttock Lift

Maybe you want to raise your buttocks. Buttock lift involves removing excess tissue and fat and lifting the rump.

Implants can be used to give the buttocks more shape. Recovery time is around 2 weeks, but swelling may continue for a few months.

Lower Body Lift

Lower body lift is a procedure that corrects sagging areas such as the thighs, buttocks and hips by removing extra tissue and fat as well as tightening the skin.

Recovery period is usually 1 or 2 months. However, it will take longer before you can exercise and lift heavy objects again.

Upper Arm Lift

The skin in the upper arm become loose and deposits of fat can result in jellylike movements when you are waving.

Brachioplasty or arm lift involves removing the extra fat and tightening the skin to lift the upper arms. Recovery time is usually 1 week or less. You can exercise again after 2 weeks.

How to Find the Right Plastic Surgeon

Asking for referrals can also help. Call their previous patients and ask them about their experience with the plastic surgeon you are interested in.

You should also check the contribution to society, principles and practice of the plastic surgeon.

A reliable surgeon should be able to share knowledge openly and articulate his principles through seminars, scholarly work, publications or other types of mass media.

Don’t forget to compare the cost of their service as well.