People go for cosmetic surgery for various reasons, such as to look younger or to change what they do not like on their body. The ultimate aim of this procedure is to improve appearance and self-esteem. This procedure entails improving the looks of body parts such as the facelift, wrinkle treatment, chin surgery, breast augmentation, among other improvements made on the body. Deciding to go for cosmetic surgery and finding the right specialist can be a complex experience. You need to weigh its effects and why you need it. Dr. Mick Singh is a specialized doctor at Elysium SurgiSpa who offers various cosmetic surgery services while incorporating modern technology to improve your appearance, get that self-confidence, and promote your general health.
What is the importance of cosmetic surgery?
It improves your appearance.
The ultimate aim of plastic surgery is to improve your appearance. You may decide to go for cosmetic surgery because you are not happy with some features of your body such as wrinkles, blemishes on the skin, unfirm breasts, and others. After undergoing the procedure, some of your features, such as wrinkles, will have improved.
Enhances your general health
Some cosmetic surgery procedures, such as liposuction, improve your general health by preventing diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart diseases.
Cosmetic surgery enhances your confidence because some of your features that made you fear associating with others are improved. Therefore, you will be more confident in all places, unlike before, where you would be insecure because of the way you looked.
Increase in opportunities
Americans regard looks, and according to research by Applied Financial Economics, people who look attractive can sell more than their colleagues who were considered not attractive. It also stated that attractive people were likely to get promotion in jobs and higher salaries.
How do I know I am the right candidate for cosmetic surgery?
Changes made to your body through this type of surgery are permanent. Therefore, it is important to weigh its effects and how it is useful to you. To know whether you are a good candidate for cosmetic surgery, you must:
Have realistic goals
Cosmetic surgery brings significant changes to your body. It is essential to set realistic goals to avoid disappointment.
Be of good health
Before undergoing surgery, your doctor will first ensure that you are in good general health. In case of any underlying conditions, the specialist may recommend further treatment to stabilize it before the procedure. This means that your doctor needs to clear you for the surgery.
You must be psychologically fit.
Dr. Mick and his team aim at enhancing your body, mind, and spirit. They will, therefore, ensure that you are psychologically healthy before the surgery.
After the surgery, your doctor will give you further instructions to promote your healing and maintain your look. Follow your doctor’s instructions and ensure that you take care of your skin, such as applying jelly or moisturizers free from fragrance, protect your skin from the sun, especially direct sunlight, the first few weeks after the surgery. In case you want to apply sunscreen, apply the one with a sun protection factor (SPF) of 30 or 40. Protect your wounds and allow healing, and remember to hydrate by drinking eight water glasses per day to rejuvenate the skin.