The most popular cosmetic procedures (11 photos)

Do you know how popular is a cosmetic surgery in the United States? According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, in 2011 all over the country was carried out a total of more than nine million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. This figure increased by 1 percent compared to 2010 - and more than 197 percent compared with 1997. However, do you know what kind of procedures related to cosmetology most people choose for themselves? View a list of the most popular cosmetic procedures in 2011 - five surgical and nonsurgical five character.





Surgical cosmetology, fifth place. Breast lift. The number of procedures carried out in 2011 - 127054. During the breast lift, the surgeon makes an incision around the areola of the breast. It is necessary to remove excess skin and moving the nipple and areola to a higher position. Skin that was formerly located above the areola is moved down - thus changing shape of the breast and the breast becomes higher. Possible risk of complications at the end of this operation include bleeding, infection, allergic reactions to anesthesia or surgery due to possible asymmetry of the bust, according to representatives of the American Society of Plastic Aesthetic Surgery (ASAPS).




Surgical cosmetology, fourth place. Eyelid Surgery or Blepharoplasty. The number of procedures carried out in 2011 - 147540. To conduct the operation, called blepharoplasty, people are forced to resort to the excess folds of skin on the eyelids. The excess skin on the eyelids can have a very negative impact on vision or give a man extremely unsightly - because the result may be a so-called "bags" and dark circles under the eyes. Incisions are made on the upper and lower eyelids. After that the operation to remove excess skin and fatty tissue. Possible risk of complications at the end of this operation include bruising (accumulation of blood under the skin) of infection, scarring or damage to the main structure and violation of the century.




Surgical cosmetology, third place. Tummy tuck or abdominoplasty. The number of procedures carried out in 2011 - 149410. The operation, which is called "tummy tuck" is a procedure whose purpose is to remove excess skin or eliminate sagging abdominal skin by eliminating fat. If you talk about manipulation in general, in the course of the operation it is horizontal incision above the pubis or above the belly button, depending on where it is loose skin. To tighten and strengthen the abdominal wall, the surgeon separates and lifts the skin and subcutaneous fat, strengthens and connects the straight abdominal muscles, removes fat deposits, thereby adjusting the shape of the abdomen. Then he removed the excess skin caused. Possible risk of complications at the end of this operation include bleeding, infection, scarring, or the possibility of accumulation of fluid under the skin.



Surgical cosmetology, second place. Breast augmentation or augmentation. The number of procedures carried out in 2011 - 316848. During breast augmentation surgery, the surgeon makes an incision, creating a special pocket under the pectoral muscle, which later will be inserted as an implant, usually made of silicone. Possible risk of complications at the end of this operation include the appearance of unsightly scars, of infection and the potential for it. implants have to remove in the future. In addition, it is possible asymmetry breast disorders breast tenderness and swelling.

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