Learn about the types of cosmetic surgery available in India

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Learn about the types of cosmetic surgery available in India

Cosmetic surgery is a subset of plastic surgery that is solely focused on enhancing the appearance of an individual through surgical and medical procedures. It involves correcting, modifying, restoring, and altering form i.e. any part of the body such as the face, breasts, thighs, stomach with the objective of improving the aesthetic appeal. Such procedures typically involve removing or minimizing cosmetic shortcomings, defects, age-related changes on the face, neck and other parts of the body to look better. In the end, cosmetic surgery helps in improving the patient’s appearance directly resulting in improved confidence through positive self-image.

With physical appearance playing an even more important role in modern life and focus on first impressions, people in India have become more accepting of cosmetic surgery. It is offering people a chance to look and feel better, defying both age and genetics! More Indians are undergoing cosmetic procedures than ever before. In fact, India has become a popular destination for foreign nationals to get enhance overall appearances. The number of people traveling to India for such procedures has increased over the years owing to lower cost and availability of skilled cosmetic surgeons in India.

Today, India offers all types of cosmetic surgeries that are available anywhere in the world. The list of such procedures is endless. However, popular ones are discussed below.

Rhinoplasty

Also known as a nose job, this surgery helps in reshaping the nose. It enhances the shape and size of the nose for both cosmetic and functional purposes.

Otoplasty

Commonly referred to as ear surgery, it is performed to correct disfigured ears which may have resulted as a consequence of an accident or birth complexity. The surgery also helps improve hearing. 

Blepharoplasty

Eyelid surgery in layman language, the surgery involves lifting of eyelids to give them a proper shape so that a patient no longer looks sleepy and tired. It is the desired procedure for people with droopy eyes. 

Face Lift

This procedure arrests sagging facial skin by removing loose skin and tightening wrinkles to give a younger appearance. One may even go for a brow lift, neck lift, cheek lift etc.

Tummy Tuck

This surgery removes excessive fat from the abdominal region and helps in tightening the skin in the area. The procedure results in a toned and slim look and is popular with overweight women.

Breast Surgery

The term breast surgery involves a host of cosmetic procedures such as breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction and breast implant replacement or removal. Breast surgery can enlarge or reduce the size and shape of the breast making it firm and elastic.

Hair Implants

This cosmetic surgery involves replenishing the bald region of the head with artificial hair. It is extremely popular with men.

Whatever be the requirement, relevant cosmetic surgeries in India are available. These surgeries use cutting edge technology to facilitate a speedy recovery.


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About Dr. Debraj Shome

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Debraj Shome, MD, DO, DNB, FRCS (Glasgow), FICO (USA), MNAMS, MBA (Healthcare Management, Vanderbilt University, USA), is Consultant Facial Plastic Surgeon, Oculoplastic Surgeon & Cosmetic Surgeon at Nova Specialty Surgery, Mumbai, India..Read more

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