Can plastic surgery really improve your health? Plastic surgery is typically done to enhance one’s appearance or correct an issue one may struggle with. Believe it or not, plastic surgery has physical benefits beyond looking better. Many procedures can improve your general health and well-being. Here are a few examples:
Besides taking care of your physical health, your emotional, mental, and social health are just as important. Plastic surgery can increase confidence and self-esteem. If you look good, then you’ll feel good.
Breast reduction is recommended when a woman’s breasts are uncomfortably large for her size. Oversized breasts add pressure on the spine, causing back pain. Breast reduction can alleviate weight off her neck, shoulders, and back. It can also improve a woman’s posture. Many women who undergo breast reduction feel immediate relief afterwards.
A deviated septum is known to cause difficulty with breathing. Rhinoplasty may be performed to improve appearance, but can also help people who suffer from sleep apnea or impaired breathing caused by structural defects in the nose. Rhinoplasty repairs patients who have a deviated septum to improve breathing and allow them to sleep better. This surgery also increases the flow of oxygen to the body.
Liposuction involves removing stubborn fat deposits from underneath the skin. This procedure reduces the appearance of cellulite, and sculpts the body in areas where exercise and diet doesn’t seem to impact. Liposuction also contributes to your mental health, by helping you feel more confident in your own body.
Taking care of your health is the single most important thing you can do for yourself. Whether you’re searching for an ideal look or to find relief for a medical concern, our board-certified plastic surgeon is here to help. We want you to look and feel your best. Give The Lett Center a call today at 615-443-0901.