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Cosmetic surgery is increasingly popular, with TV shows and magazines full of people undergoing procedures to improve their appearance. Cosmetic surgery can have great outcomes and help boost your confidence, but there are certain risks that you should be aware of.

Click on the links below to learn more about some of the more popular procedures and some of their pros and cons.

- also known as augmentation, learn how implants can increase breast size
- breasts can be 'tightened', to give them a more pert and youthful appearance, but not necessarily reducing the actual size of the breasts
- reducing breast size can sometimes help with symptoms such as back pain and 'shoulder notching' from bra straps. Can also help to relieve droopiness
- also called blepharoplasty. This procedure removes excess eyelid skin, taking away the tired look, giving eyes a more youthful appearance
- there are a number of different types of facelift, used to give a more youthful appearance. Browlifts tighten the forehead and raise the brow, again to recapture the youthful look
- information on how fat injections can be used in lips, breast and other areas
- used to remove excess fat to give shape and definition to areas such as the tummy, thighs and buttocks
- also called abdominoplasty, this procedure removes excess fat from the tummy area, with any excess skin. This gives a flatter tummy, and can even help improve scars from stretch marks
- also called rhinoplasty, this changes the shape and/or size of a nose
- also called gynaecomastia, excess breast tissue in men is a relatively common problem with many causes. This procedure removes the excess tissue to leave a flatter chest.
- pinnaplasty,or 'ear pinning' is used to set back prominent ears, and can be performed on both children and adults
- used to reduce the effect of wrinkles, giving a more youthful appearance. Can also be used to reduce sweating
- these are injected into face wrinkles to fill them out and give a younger look.
- these are used to remove the top layer of skin, leaving a fresh, young appearance
- can be performed by various means, including Laser
- taking hair from one region of the body to another, to fill in bare areas
- can be performed by various means, including surgery
- Lasers can effectively reduce tattoo appearance. Learn more in this article
- learn how lasers can remove unwanted hair
- how thread veins can be effectively treated with Lasers
- may be effective for hair removal, tattoo removal, birth marks and more
- a number of methods can be used to remove moles, cysts, lipomas and other common skin lumps and bumps



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