Plastic Surgery is a gift to human existence. It makes lives better, it corrects whatever damage that have occurred on the physical appearance of a person be it due to a trauma, an accident, or a congenital defect. It can also help improve the functionality of a specific body part while reconstructing its outward appearance.

At the same breath, it improves the symmetry, ratio, proportion and general appearance of face and body parts. It helps rejuvenate the face and other body parts that may already have signs of ageing such as sagging skin and wrinkles.

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Plastic Surgery helps people improve functionally and aesthetically. (Photo Credits)

Apart from enhancing facial and body aesthetics, Plastic surgery also improves the mood, confidence, and general feeling of wellness of each plastic surgery patient.

The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) explain the benefits of plastic surgery go beyond improving the patient’s self-esteem and confidence level. In one of their featured web articles posted in their Smart Beauty Guide website they discussed the many physical health benefits of popular cosmetic surgery procedures.

For instance, breast reduction surgeries according to them helps a patient with posture, and can provide relief from neck, back, and shoulder pain. They added that it can also help in allowing the patient to engage in a regular exercise routine which can make the patient healthier.

Another cosmetic procedure, like excess skin removal, can help reduce skin irritations and sensitivities due to the skin folds. Eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty meanwhile can help remove obstruction on a patient’s vision by correcting the sagging eyelids he or she may have because of ageing.

Rhinoplasty or nose lift, meantime helps improve breathing. “Procedures like nasal septoplasty and/or turbinate reduction can improve a patient’s breathing dramatically, adds Dr. Law. These procedures may also increase exercise tolerance in some patients, and may considerably enhance sleep.” Read more here.

These benefits have also been echoed in the website VeryWellHealth, which also tackled the many advantages for undergoing plastic surgery. In their web article, they mentioned that the outcome of surgical procedures can improve the patient’s quality of life.

“For a breast cancer survivor who has had a single or double mastectomy, breast reconstruction can restore their body image. For a patient who has lived with an obvious visible disfigurement, reconstructive surgery can make that person feel free again – able to face a world that is no longer staring and live free from any judgment they experienced before.” Take a look at the rest of the write-up here.

Undergoing plastic surgery can also help patients become more conscious about their health practices, as surgeries will require them to stop smoking and cease drinking weeks prior to the procedure. Within this period they may be able to realize that they do not need these dangerous vices.