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plastic surgery procedures
Ear surgery (otoplasty):
Otoplasty, or ear
surgery, treats prominent or
misshapen ears by surgically “pinning” the ear closer to the head with sutures,
reshaping the cartilage, or both.
One or both ears may be treated. It is most commonly performed in children after of 5 or 6 years as the
ears have essentially reached adult size by that age.
Lip filler injections (facial rejuvenation): Lip augmentation aims to give the patient
fuller-looking lips. Usually, injectable dermal fillers are used to increase
lip volume, shape, or structure.
Lip augmentation is not permanent. The effects tend to last around 6
months to 1 year before a second procedure is necessary to restore shape and
Liposuction is a
cosmetic procedure that improves the shape of the body by removing fat
deposits. This procedure is not intended for weight loss.
Localized fat deposits are removed directly
beneath the skin by using a vacuum-suction canula, a pen-shaped instrument.
Ultrasound may also be used to break up fat deposits prior to removal with
can be performed on the arms, thighs, stomach, hips, face, buttocks, and back.
Liposuction can also remove fat tumors (lipomas) as well as reduce the size of
breasts in men. This procedure can be used on more than one area in a single