Although many people dream and fantasize about having plastic surgery, not all of them end up going through with it because it seems easier to simply live with what it making them unhappy about their appearance than it is to think about having surgery performed. However, there are many reasons why you should simply go ahead and have the appropriate cosmetic surgery performed.

1. To Correct a Birth Defect

Many adults have had to endure years of teasing and bullying as a result of being born with a birth defect such as ears that stick out a lot (also referred to as bat ears). If you are in this position, you may find that you have an extremely low level of self-esteem, and having cosmetic surgery to correct the issue will help you to feel more confident about yourself than ever.

2. Help Remove Disfigurements

If you have been the unfortunate victim of an auto accident, a bad fall or even an animal bite, these events will most likely have left you with undesirable scarring on your body. Today, there are many surgical methods that can be used by a plastic surgeon to minimize or even completely eliminate the appearance of these imperfections, thereby helping to restore your overall appearance.

3. Shave Years off your Appearance

These days, there are numerous surgical and non-surgical methods that can be used to help you look at least a decade younger than you really are. These include face lifts, Botox injections, chemical peels and laser treatment. Having procedures like these performed will not only help to boost your self-esteem levels; in many cases, it can even help you advance in your career as well.

4. Enhance a Particular Feature on your Body

If you are not satisfied with the appearance of a particular part of your body such as your buttocks or breasts, these can quickly and easily be re-sculpted to your satisfaction. Buttocks can be lifted or enhanced and breasts can either be enlarged or reduced, depending on what your personal preferences are. Many women have breast reduction procedures performed to help them deal with unnecessary back pain as well.

5. You’ve lost a Lot of Weight

You will often find that there will be a lot of loose and flabby skin on your body after losing a significant amount of weight. While this is not a life-threatening condition to live with, it does look and feel rather unpleasant. Having cosmetic surgery performed to remove this excess skin will leave you with the body appearance that you have always dreamed of having, especially after losing all the excess weight as well.

As you can see, having plastic or cosmetic surgery performed is not always about the vanity factor. In many cases today, it can even be considered as an essential form of surgery. Before having any plastic surgery performed, you will need to advise your surgeon of any medical conditions you may have so that he or she can determine which procedures will work best for you.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel
Dr. Jeffrey SpiegelWith special expertise in all aspects of facial plastic surgery, and a particular skill for revision surgery, it’s clear why Dr. Spiegel is one of the most celebrated facial plastic surgeons in the world. If you are seeking the best possible results, or have a uniquely challenging problem, you’ve found the right doctor. Learn more....

Dr. Onir L. Spiegel
Dr. Onir L. SpiegelDr. Onir (pronounced “oh-near”) has years of experience in facial aesthetics and treats some of the most recognizable and famous faces. Dr. Onir started her career in oral health, earning doctorate degrees from both New York University and Boston University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her cutting-edge medical research as well as her technical skills in dentistry. Learn more....