The Basics of Facial Plastic Surgery
As one of the saying goes, different people have different approaches in life. Just as there are differences in the way we do things, there are also differences in the way we see things, like beauty. However, most of of the time, our definition of beauty is based on things we do not have. It is this gap between reality and how we perceive things that has increased the demand for facial plastic surgery.
Because we are in constant interaction with others, we wanted to look better to improve the way others look at us. The face is the first thing that catches the attention, especially if it is your first meeting. This face-centered thing we do is one of the reasons plastic surgery’s industry is constantly growing. The truth is, even the number of male clients are constantly growing.
Facial plastic surgery has become commonplace in many parts of the world. It’s popularity is going strong. Our view of beauty is constantly shifting, and it is also subjective. How we perceive beauty is also partially dependent on time. Each surgery is different, with the results depending on the client’s beauty preference, facial bone structure and discussed expectations. Since clients pay for their surgeries out of the pocket, they are entitled to the result that they wanted to achieve based on their preference.
There are different kinds of facial plastic surgery procedures but the most popular ones are facelifts, rhinoplasty or nose job, blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery, otoplasty or cosmetic ear surgery and ear implants. There are also plenty of non-surgical procedures like botox injections and injections that can help improve facial appearance like wrinkle-smoothing injections and injections for drooping lips.
For some, facial plastic surgery can be a cause of worry because it entails skeletal shape manipulation. Because of this issue, it is crucial that you find a surgeon who is credible, experienced and has already gained a reputation as a good surgeon. To find such surgeon, research is important, along with the right questions to ask.
In selecting a surgeon, three important questions must be answered. First, is he a facial cosmetic surgery board certified? Surgeons do different kinds of surgery so the second question should determine if he does more bodywork than facial plastic surgery or is he focused on facial surgeries. Lastly, you need to establish if he has a well know reputation so ask the range of number of his yearly surgeries.
These three questions can help you weed the fake ones from the reputable ones, as well as aid in the selection of a surgeon you can work with.
Source: Dr. Constantinides