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Women's Health Issues : Women's Health : Plastic Surgery


    • Breast Augmentation

      Breast augmentation is a procedure to reshape the breast in order to make it larger. The procedure can also be performed to reconstruct the breast after breast surgery.

    • Breast Augmentation Surgery

      Breast augmentation surgery is a common plastic surgery procedure done to improve the appearance of a woman's breasts. The surgery uses breast implants to increase the size or the fullness of the breasts.

    • Breast Reconstruction

      Breast reconstruction surgery involves creating a breast mound that comes as close as possible to the form and appearance of the natural breast.

    • Collagen / Fat Injectable Fillers

      Collagen/fat injectable fillers, also called soft-tissue augmentation, is a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure performed to correct wrinkles, depressions in the skin, and/or scarring.

    • Collagen Injection

      A collagen injection is a cosmetic procedure that can soften some signs of aging on your face by putting collagen directly into lines and wrinkles to plump them up.

    • Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Overview

      Cosmetic plastic surgery is performed in order to change one's appearance. For some, it may mean redesigning the body's contour and shape or the elimination of wrinkles. Others may choose varicose vein treatment or breast augmentation.

    • Dermabrasion / Dermaplaning

      Dermabrasion involves a surgeon using a high speed rotating brush to remove the top layer of skin. This is done to remove fine wrinkles or minimize scars.

    • Eyelid Lift

      This procedure can remove puffiness or bags under the eyes, and can also correct droopy eyelids.

    • Facelift

      During a facelift procedure, excess facial fat is removed, facial muscles are tightened, and the skin is stretched to make a smoother appearance.

    • Forehead Lift

      A forehead lift can correct sagging brows or deep furrows between the eyes. It is often done in conjunction with a facelift, in order to create a smoother facial appearance overall.

    • Laser Varicose Vein Surgery

      Sometimes your veins can become swollen and bulging. These are called varicose veins.

    • Liposuction

      Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes fat from the body. This is done through a hollow metal tube—known as a cannula—that sucks out the fat much like a vacuum.

    • Liposuction

      Liposuction removes excess body fat through a suctioning process. It is not a substitute for weight loss, but it does change the body's shape and contour.

    • Nasal Surgery

      Nasal surgery includes any surgery performed on the outside or inside of the nose. It is a common type of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.

    • Nose Reshaping

      This procedure can reduce or increase the size of the nose, narrow the span of the nostrils, change the angle between the nose and upper lip, and/or change the tip or bridge of the nose.

    • Overview of Plastic Surgery

      Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involved with the reconstruction of facial and body tissue defects caused by illness, trauma, or birth disorders.

    • Plastic Surgery Techniques

      Two common techniques are endoscopic surgery, performed with a tubular probe, and flap surgery, in which healthy tissue is moved from one part of the body to another.

    • Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Overview

      The goal of reconstructive plastic surgery is to improve body function, but the surgery may also be performed to create a more normal appearance and improve self-esteem.

    • Rhinoplasty

      Rhinoplasty is cosmetic surgery to change the size or shape of your nose

    • Scar Revision

      Scar revision may improve the appearance of a scar or restore function to a part of the body that may have been restricted by the scar.

    • Tummy Tuck

      In a tummy tuck procedure, excess fat and skin are surgically removed from the middle and lower abdomen, and the muscles of the abdomen wall are tightened.

    • Vein Removal

      More than one in five women has some form of varicose condition. Varicose and spider veins can be treated in several ways, including injections, surgery, and laser.