5 Most Common Cosmetic Surgery Procedures

Cosmetic surgery in clinics such as the Aesthetic Institute has become very popular in recent times. With so many medical and technical advancements in the past few years, cosmetic surgery has expanded to include a new range of procedures. In the cosmetic surgery industry, there are so many different trends and some procedures will come and go. Some procedures make drastic changes and others offer discrete results and slight improvements. Cosmetic surgery is focused more on enhancing your appearance. The techniques, principles, and procedures of cosmetic surgery are basically focused on enhancing a person’s appearance. Improving symmetry, proportion, and aesthetic appeal are all the main goals. It can be performed on all areas of the body including neck, head, and body. Cosmetic surgery is elective as the treated areas can function properly. Cosmetic surgery is practised by plastic surgeons from a variety of medical fields. Here is a rundown on the top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures.

 Breast Augmentation 

Year after year, the number 1 plastic surgery procedure is Breast Augmentation. Breast augmentation surgery involves the use of breast implants or fat (fat transfer) to increase breast size. Based on your desired breast size, body type, and skin elasticity your plastic surgeon will then decide on which implants would be best suited to you. Many women seek breast augmentation for various reasons amongst the common include:

  • Increasing the size of the breasts and the fullness after significant weight loss or pregnancy
  • Enhance your self-confidence and your image
  • Improve the balance of your figure
  • Repair any damage after breast cancer

Nose Reshaping 

Nose Reshaping also is known as Rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty is a surgical procedure performed on the nose to change the shape or appearance or to improve the function of the nose. It can also help with impaired breathing caused by structural defects in the nose. There are many types of nose reshaping procedures and some of these include:

  • Open Rhinoplasty
  • Closed Rhinoplasty
  • Tip Plasty


Liposuction is an effective and safe way to remove unwanted fat and to contour and proportion certain body areas. Liposuction is performed by making small incisions in the skin and then using a small cannula to vacuum or dislodge the fat until the desired results are achieved. Liposuction can be performed on many parts of the body including hips and buttocks, thighs, upper arms, inner knee, chest area, abdomen and waist, calves and knees, and cheeks, chin, and neck.

Eyelid Surgery 

Eyelid surgery is also known as Blepharoplasty. It is a cosmetic surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. Surgery can be performed on both the lower and upper eyelids, or both. This type of surgery will provide a more youthful appearance. Eyelid surgery is generally performed to improve the following:

  • Bags under the eyes
  • Sagging or loose skin
  • Excess fatty deposits that appear as puffiness in the eyelids
  • Fine wrinkles and excess skin on the lower eyelid


Facelift cosmetic surgery is also known as a rhytidectomy. This type of surgery improves visible signs of ageing in both the neck and face such as sagging in the face, deep creases along the nose, excess fatty deposits and loose skin, and deep creases below the lower eyelid. As we age, our face tends to fold, wrinkle, and sag. The facelift surgery continues to be the gold standard in giving women and men a more youthful appearance. This type of surgery is a more intensive procedure but it will give you complete and visible results. By enhancing the neck and chin area, eliminating wrinkles in the brow, cheeks, and eye area this can drop years off your appearance.