Humans have always been fascinated by beauty and evolved ways to increase it by the use of natural and artificial materials. The use of cosmetics dates back to centuries. African tribes residing in Congo, Angola, Zambia, Cameroon and especially Egypt made extensive use of cosmetics. As humans developed leading to scientific innovations, a lot has been introduced in the field of cosmetology. With an ever aging population and the persistent economic development of major countries of the world, there have been major technical breakthroughs that have revolutionized cosmetic aspects of dermatology in the past few years. The damage that is caused on skin by exposure to sunlight is now possible to reverse with the introduction of minimally invasive procedures. The burgeoning field of cosmetic surgery has seen some of the advancements pioneered by dermatologists that include medications, technologies and modern devices. The use of botulinium exotoxin, hair transplants, minimally invasive leg vein treatments, chemical peels, tissue augmentation, cutaneous lasers, light and energy sources and dilute anesthesia liposuction has been embraced and improved upon by dermatologists.

The use of modern cosmeceuticals along with advanced cosmetic procedures has helped a lot to achieve the desired result. A lot of studies, some conclusive and some inconclusive, have been done to support the use of cosmeceuticals and modern procedures with the right balance. The field of cosmetic dermatology is not now limited to only the celebrities but also common population has started adopting these methods because of increased awareness and affordability. 

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Frequently asked questions about Cosmetic Surgery

What is the meaning of cosmetic surgery?

Cosmetic surgery is a unique discipline of medicine focused on enhancing appearance through surgical and medical techniques. 

What is the purpose of cosmetic surgery?

The goal of cosmetic surgery is to improve a person's appearance, self-esteem and self-confidence. Cosmetic surgery can be performed on any part of the face and body.

How is cosmetic surgery done?

During this procedure, facial tissues are lifted, excess skin removed, and skin replaced over repositioned contours. Neck lifts are commonly done in conjunction with facelifts. Other procedures commonly done along with facelifts include nose reshaping, forehead lifts, or eyelid surgery.

Is cosmetic surgery safe?

All surgery carries certain risks. An individual’s choice to have plastic surgery is personal, and as part of their decision to have a procedure, one should be aware of the possible risks. Health-related risks include bleeding, excessive swelling, infection, poor healing of their incisions, loss of sensation, and anesthesia risks.

Is cosmetic surgery painful?

Most patients who undergo cosmetic surgery do not report pain during the immediate postoperative period. However, most patients who underwent liposuction combined with or without other surgical procedure report pain after surgery. Pain is unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with tissue injury.

What is the most common cosmetic surgery?

The breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic surgery procedure in the United States, with more than 300,000 procedures performed in 2010. During this operation, the cosmetic surgeon works to shape and lift the breasts as well as increase their size.

What are the side effects of cosmetic surgery?

10 of the Most Common Plastic Surgery Complications includeHematoma, Seroma, Blood loss, Infection, Nerve damage, Blood clots, Organ damage, Scarring.

How long does cosmetic surgery take?

For Face. Whether a personis interested in a cosmetic procedure or plastic surgery, surgical facial procedures like rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, and facelifts take anywhere from six to 12 months for full results to be realized.

What are the types of Cosmetic Surgery Procedures?

Facial Contouring: Rhinoplasty, Chin, or Cheek Enhancement. Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift, Eyelid Lift, Neck Lift, Brow Lift. Body Contouring: Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, Gynecomastia Treatment. Skin Rejuvenation: Laser Resurfacing, Botox, Filler Treatments.

Does cosmetic surgery improve self esteem?

Studies have shown that people report increased satisfaction with the body part they had surgery on, but results are mixed on whether plastic surgery boosts their self-esteem, quality of life, self-confidence and interpersonal relationships in the long term.

What is the outcome of cosmetic surgery?

The most important measures of outcome in facial cosmetic surgery are quality of life and patient satisfaction, in contrast to other, more objective measures such as complications or mortality rates. For this reason, outcomes research in facial cosmetic surgery deserves a special focus of attention.

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In recent times, a lot of cosmetic procedures have been introduced. The most important part of cosmetic dermatology is how it is presented on the skin surface. The delivery systems are key to product efficacy that include creams, ointments, aerosols, powders and in modern times, nanoparticles. The major surgical areas of cosmetic dermatology include resurfacing techniques, skin modulation techniques and skin contouring techniques. The chemical way of achieving resurfacing includes superficial and medium depth chemical peels or physical ways include microdermabrasion and dermabrasion. Intense pulsed light, radiofrequency and diodes are other rejuvenative devices that affect collagen and pigmentation. These techniques along with liposuction of the body and face can achieve the recontouring of adipose tissue underlying the skin.

The major products and surgical techniques that are used in cosmetic dermatology include:

Hygiene products. These include:

  • Cleansers which include bar cleansers, personal cleansers, facial cleansers and cleansing clothes, hand cleansers and sanitizers, and shampoos for normal scalp hygiene and dandruff control
  • Moisturizers that include facial moisturizers, hand and foot moisturizers, sunless tanning products, and sunscreens
  • Personal care products that include antiperspirants and deodorants, and blade shaving

Adornment products.These include:
  • Colored facial cosmetics that include facial foundation, camouflage techniques, lips and lipsticks, and eye cosmetics
  • Nail cosmetics that include colored nail cosmetics and hardeners, and cosmetic prostheses as artificial nail enhancements
  • Hair cosmetics that include hair dyes, permanent hair waving, hair straightening, and hair styling

Anti-aging products. These include:
  • Cosmeceuticals that include botanicals, antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, peptides and proteins, cellular growth factors, topical cosmeceuticalretinoids, topical vitamins, hydroxyacids, and dietary nutrients and supplements.
  • Injectable anti-aging techniques that include botulinium toxins, hyaluronic acid fillers, calcium hydroxylapatite for soft tissue, autologous skin fillers, and polylactic acid fillers.
  • Resurfacing techniques that include superficial chemical peels, medium depth chemical peels, CO2laser resurfacing: confluent and fractionated, nonablative lasers, and dermabrasion.
  • Skin modulation techniques that include laser-assisted hair removal, readiofrequency devices, and LED photomodulation for reversal of photoaging and reduction of inflammation.
  • Skin contouring techniques that include liposuction: manual, mechanical and laser assisted, liposuction of the neck, and hand recontouring with calcium hydroxylapatite.
  • Therapeutic cosmetic dermatology that include antiaging regimens, over-the-counter acne treatments, rosacea regimens, eczema regimens, and psoriasis regimens.

There are different types of approaches that are used in treating myriad conditions that may or may not include pathologies also. The types of approaches are:

Mesotherapy:Originally developed to treat pain and vascular disorders, this method now finds diverse applications. Some of these include:
  • Chronoaging: mild to moderate
  • Photoaging: mild to moderate
  • Prevention of aging
  • Preparation for sun exposure
  • Smokers
The products used in mesotherapy are hyaluronic acid, polynucleotide macromolecules, organic silicium, autologous cultured fibroblasts, growth factors, and homeopathic products.

Photodynamic therapy: It is a mode of therapy that has been in use since a long time to destroy tumorous skin lesions. The indications for which it is used are:
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Nodular and superficial BCC (basal-cell carcinoma) when surgery is not possible
  • Bowen disease
Out of label indications include treatment of 
  • acne 
  • photoaging
  • warts
  • dyskeratosis
  • extrammamry Paget
  • psoriasis
  • hair removal
  • cutaneous leishmaniasis
  • Molluscumcontagiosum
Cosmetic cryotherapy: The various methods that are in use are 
  • Open spray freeze technique
  • Applicator technique
  • Cryoprobe method
  • Thermocoupler method
The indications where cryotherapy is useful are:

    • Vascular lesions
    • Acne
    • Sun damaged skin and facial peeling
    • Viral warts
    • Seborrheic keratosis
    • Rhinophyma
    • Tattoos
    • Keloids

    The contraindications for cryosurgery include:

    • Agammaglobulinemia
    • Blood dyscrasias of unknown origin
    • Cold intolerance
    • Raynaud disease
    • Cold urticaria
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Pyodermagangrenosum
    • Collagen and autoimmune disease

    The major cosmetic procedures performed nowadays are:

    Face surgery treatments. These include:

    • Rhinoplasty(nose surgery)
    • Face lift
    • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
    • Otoplasty(ear surgery)
    • Cleft lip
    • Mandibular/maxillary injuries
    Body surgery treatments. These include:
    • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
    • Breast reduction
    • Breast uplift
    • Brachioplasty (arm lift)
    • Breast augmentation
    • Gynecomastia
    • Power assisted liposculpture (PAL)
    • Scar revision
    • Skin flap grafting
    • Thigh lift
    • Butt lift
    • Vaginoplasty
    Laser procedures and hair treatments. These include:
    • Facial vein removal and rosacea
    • Laser resurfacing/wrinkle removal
    • Scar and stretch marks removal
    • Brown spots and age spots removal
    • Laser birthmark removal
    • Laser tattoo removal
    • Leg veins
    • Facial rejuvenation: fine wrinkles
    • Laser acne removal
    • Hair transplant surgery
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