Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Price of Beauty and Cost of Cosmetic Surgery

Achieving perfection in the beauty department is close to possible through cosmetic surgery. However, you might want to fill your stash with thousands of dollars because beauty comes with a high price tag.

Cosmetic surgery has been popular with women, but its popularity has also affected the male gender who wants to improve their looks. Because of people's desire to look better, this has caused the cosmetic surgery business a billion dollar industry. Though not everyone can spare the money needed for such procedures, there are economical places to have it done without compromising the results and safety.

The table below shows some of the popular cosmetic procedures and how much it could cost you. Please bear in mind that the figures may not be exact as prices may vary depending on the work that needs to be done. Do take note that this table is just for the purpose of having a general reference that is subjected to change anytime; furthermore, the table also aims to help readers formulate relevant questions that they might need to ask their surgeon especially when it comes to price quotation. In addition to that, please take note that some procedures like Liposuction can be done in different parts of the body and so prices may vary as well.
Procedure, Description, Price

Liposuction -Removes the extra fat in different parts of the body. The three types are tumescent, ultrasonic and super-wet. $1,500 to $15,000
Rhinoplasty-This procedure mends or modifies the nose. $3,000-$8,000
Breast Lift-This procedure lifts and gives better shapes to breasts that are sagging. $3,000-$4,000
Brow lift-The traditional way of performing brow lift plastic surgery is with an incision from one ear to the other over the top of the head. This is associated with a big scar and hair loss. 2,000-$8,000
Chin Augmentation- This procedure can be as simple as injecting a temporary soft tissue augmentation filler to insert a silicone or Porex chin implant, thus resulting to genioplasty. $1,600-$2,400
Eyelid Surgery-Surgical modification of the eyelid. Excess tissue such as skin and fat are removed or repositioned, and surrounding muscles and tendons may be reinforced. It can be both a functional and cosmetic surgery. $1,500-$7,000
Facelift-This procedure is used to give a more youthful appearance. It usually involves the removal of excess facial skin, with or without the tightening of underlying tissues, and the red raping of the skin on the patient's face and neck. $4,500-$6,500
Tummy Tuck-This procedure aims to achieve a firm belly. The surgery involves the removal of excess skin and fat from the middle and lower abdomen in order to tighten the muscle and fascia of the abdominal wall. $3,000-$10,000

Just like Michael Jackson, some people seem to have all the money in the world to splurge on every cosmetic procedure available. Though nothing is wrong with that, just don't forget that there are some things in life which could make you a happier and a better person. Beauty may be something, but it's not everything; because people who truly love you see the inner beauty in you and no amount of in the world can buy unconditional love.