8 Most Common Types of Cosmetic Surgery in Kansas City–For people who want to adjust their appearance a little and reach their beauty goals, cosmetic surgery in Kansas City is a great option. Cosmetic surgery can tighten and improve skin, adjust facial features, and even remove hair.
Cosmetic plastic surgery can also be used for medical purposes, like for scarring after an accident or to restore the function of a body part. There are many procedures available but let’s look at the eight most common:
Breast augmentation refers to procedures that increase the size or change the shape of the breasts. When the size of the breast is increased, the procedure may also be called ‘breast implant surgery. Breast augmentation is not the same as breast lifts or breast reduction, which are actually different types of procedures.
Dermabrasion uses specialized tools to sand down the top layer of skin. The end result is usually smoother-looking skin.
Dermabrasion is usually used for:
- Acne scars
- Age spots
- Crow’s feet
- Growths or lesions on the skin
- Sun-damaged skin
Facelifts repair sagging, loose, drooping, or wrinkled skin on the face. 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.
This procedure is known as hair restoration to improve the appearance of balding. It is moved to the bald portion of the scalp, and established regrowth begins.
Rhinoplasty in Leawood refers to any surgery that repairs or reshapes the nose. Sometimes people who have this surgery that has trouble breathing or birth defects.
- Rhinoplasty can be used to:
- Increase or reduce the size of the nose
- Correct problems following an injury
- Correct birth defects
- Relieve or improve breathing problems
- Narrow the shape of the nostrils
- Change the shape of the bridge
- Change the angle of the nose
Lip augmentation gives the patients fuller-looking lips. Usually with an injectable lip filler.
Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that improves the shape of the body by removing fat deposits. This procedure is not intended for weight loss.
Liposuction can be performed on the:
This procedure can be done in more than one area in a single day.
Abdominoplasty, more commonly known as a ‘tummy tuck in Kansas City’, is used to improve the shape of the abdomen. Tummy tucks remove excess fat and skin and restore weakened or separated muscles in the abdomen in order to improve the profile.
If you are interested in any of these procedures, please contact your Associated Plastic Surgeons for a consultation.
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Associated Plastic Surgeons is a plastic surgery clinic serving the Kansas City metro area. Our plastic surgeons, Dr. Mark W. McClung, Dr. Sheryl L. Young, Dr. Joseph V. Cannova Jr. & Dr. Jon E. Rast have performed countless successful procedures, such as breast augmentation surgery in Leawood. These highly skilled and qualified surgeons also perform tummy tucks, facelifts, liposuction, and eyelid surgery in Leawood.