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Douglas A. Taranow, DO, FACOS

New York, NY

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Posted January 01, 2014 in Liposuction, Tummy Tuck

People who are dissatisfied with their outward appearance no longer have to go on living with that. If any particular aspect of the body makes you unhappy, cosmetic surgery has a solution for it. If you feel your nose is too large on your face, or you are worried of signs of aging or want to get rid of unwanted fat deposits from the body, cosmetic surgery is your only respite. Like all other medical procedures, cosmetic surgery should never be taken lightly.

The popularity of cosmetic surgery procedure has seen a significant rise in quite a few years. The latest technologies have given a significant boost to the trend. Getting a cosmetic surgery is a very important decision. You are going to alter your body. Take your time and research well. Make sure you are absolutely positive before the surgery. Clear all your queries with your cosmetic surgeon.

Types

Some of the popular procedures include:

Liposuction: It is an extremely popular cosmetic procedure designed to pump out extra fat from your body. Liposuction is popular among both men and women and involves a small incision via which a cannula attached to a vacuum is inserted into the body, to suction out the fat. The most common areas of the body where the procedure is performed are abdomen, thighs, hips and chin.

Facelift: It is a part of anti-ageing treatment that involves tightening of facial and neck muscle. The procedure removes the excess skin and gives you a wrinkle free and more youthful appearance.

Nose Job: Also known as Rhinoplasty, it is a surgical procedure performed to enhance the aesthetic appearance of the nose, improving its shape and size, without affecting the functional aspect of it.

Tummy Tuck: It is also known as Abdominoplasty and is performed to get rid of excess fat and skin from the abdominal area, giving it a flattened appearance.

Breast Augmentation and reduction surgery: Breast reduction and enlargement surgery are the most popular cosmetic surgery. Breast implant surgery is used to increase the size of your breasts by inserting silicone or saline implants. In breast reduction, fat from the area is removed, to reduce the size of the breasts.

Thigh Lift and Upper arm Lift: Thigh lift is the procedure used to reshape thigh and buttock area by removing extra fat and skin while upper arm lift is to tighten the loose skin in the arms.

Other popular cosmetic surgeries include calf implant, cheek and chin augmentation and Lip augmentation, eyelid surgery and forehead lift.