10 Most Popular Types of Plastic Surgery Around the World

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10 Most Popular Types of Plastic Surgery Around the World

 1. Breast augmentation

  •  Uses breast implants or fat to increase the size of the breasts.
  • Improves symmetry of breasts.
  • In 2013, 290,000 breast augmentation surgeries were performed in the U.S., making it the top country for this procedure.\


 2. Nose reshaping (Rhinoplasty)

  •  Bolsters the appearance and proportion of the nose.
  • Can correct impaired breathing due to structural defects in the nose.
  • Recent data indicates China ranked first among countries where rhinoplasty is being performed, followed by Japan, South Korea, and Brazil.


3. Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)

  • Improves the appearance of the upper and lower eyelids.
  • Can treat drooping lower eyelids and puffiness in the eyelids.
  • In Asia, where 50 percent of the population has no upper eyelid fold, the Asian Double Fold Procedure creates a distinct upper eyelid fold.


4. Liposuction

  •  Reshapes various areas of the body by eliminating fat deposits.
  • Enhances the body’s contours and proportion.
  • Nearly 364,000 liposuction surgeries were performed in the U.S. in 2013, and the U.S. still ranks as the top country for this procedure.


5. Tummy tuck (Abdominoplasty)

  • Removes excess fat and skin around the abdomen.
  • Creates a smoother, flatter abdominal profile.
  • Tummy tucks are popular in Australia, where the price of the procedure may range from $6,000 to $10,000.


 6. Facelifts (Rhytidectomy)

  • Rejuvenates the skin to remove signs of aging around the neck and face.
  • Can be used to treat face sagging, deep creases along the nose and loss of skin tone.
  • Brazil remains a top destination for facelifts, and it often is less expensive to receive a facelift in Brazil than in the United States.


7. Breast lift (Mastopexy)

  •  Raises and firms the breasts.
  • Designed to rejuvenate a person’s figure by providing a more youthful breast profile.
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) notes the number of breast lifts in the United States grew 70 percent between 2000 and 2013, and it remains a popular procedure in the U.S.


8. Dermabrasion

  •  Dermabrasion is an aggressive method of removing lip lines and acne scarring.
  • Can be used to remove pre-cancerous growths (keratosis).
  • There are at least 358 clinics in 25 countries worldwide that offer dermabrasion support.


9.Forehead or brow lift

  •  Designed to reverse the effects of gravity by tightening soft tissues on the forehead.
  • Raises the forehead to a youthful, more alert position.
  • Forehead or brow lifts are common in the U.S, and the average cost of this procedure was $3,201 in 2014.


10. Ear Surgery (Otoplasty)

  •  Improves the shape, position or proportion of the ear.
  • Can be used to treat large ears (macrotia) or protruding ears.
  • Ear surgery is popular in the UK, where financial support is available for some residents.


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