Modern medical advancements have made it possible for everyone to look the way they want. Today, a person can alter his/her appearance by cosmetic surgery. There has been a great increase in the number of people undergoing cosmetic surgery in India. Generally, most people often use the term plastic and cosmetic surgery interchangeably. Both types of surgeries are similar but they are not the same. The training methods, the outlining philosophies, research, and the primary objectives for the final results for a patient are different.
The main focus of cosmetic surgery is to improve one’s look by restoring symmetry of various facial aspects and improving proportions. How one looks has a great impact on his/her self image and self- esteem. Therefore, before choosing to undergo a cosmetic procedure, it is very important to have a clear motivation for choosing the procedure. Cosmetic surgery can bring great positive changes in one’s life. It can increase one’s confidence the feeling of self worth. A person’s social and personal life can change hugely because of cosmetic surgery.
For a patient, before undergoing face cosmetic surgery there are a few important things to be kept in mind. A patient needs to understand the procedure and the after effects of surgery during the healing period. He/she needs to stop smoking and stop using nicotine products like chewing gum and tobacco, for a period of six weeks before as well as after the surgery. Smoking releases various toxins in to the blood stream which eventually decrease the blood flow to the skin.
Cosmetic surgery can be performed on various areas of face, neck, and body. It is important to choose a well-trained and reputed surgeon like Dr. Debraj Shome at The Esthetic Clinics and have a detailed discussion before the cosmetic surgery.