Besides improving appearance and helping you feel better about yourself, there are numerous health benefits of plastic surgery most individuals aren’t aware of. Plastic surgery can improve breathing, vision, neck and back pain, self-esteem and self-confidence, and according to many studies, even increase your income.
Nasal plastic surgery can correct a deviated nasal septum and open up the nasal passages. This procedure is often performed at the same time as a “nose job,” or rhinoplasty. Rhinoplasty is the ideal solution for patients who are also unhappy with the appearance of their nose. A rhinoplasty contours the appearance and profile of the nose eliminating a hump or straightening a crooked nose. After nasal surgery, patients often tell me they sleep better, snore less and enjoy improved breathing and oxygen flow.
Can you imagine having that flat tummy back and being relieved of the discomfort of those extra rolls of skin?
Pregnancies and weight changes can weaken the muscles of the mid-section, and tummy tuck surgery tightens these abdominal muscles and reduces weight and sagging skin, creating a strong, fit look. Tummy tuck surgery takes a lot of stress off of your back, neck and shoulders. For many patients, this relief can be dramatic, improving overall health and well-being. With this break from the strain of your tummy pooch, many patients enjoy a more active and healthy lifestyle with greater ease.
Plastic surgery improves self-esteem. Cosmetic or plastic surgery is often sought to improve physical appearance, particularly a feature that bothers us. When we improve something we don’t like about ourselves, we feel better. We like the reflection we see in the mirror much better. When our self-esteem is improved, this brighter attitude spills over into other aspects of our life with an improved outlook and positive attitude.
Elevated self-esteem is associated with improved self-confidence which can lead to greater happiness and success. Research has even shown that people who are perceived to be more attractive can earn up to $230,000 moreover a lifetime compared with someone perceived to be average looking. Attractive people are viewed as more trustworthy and more productive in the workplace. Better looking supervisors are more appreciated by their coworkers.
Although we often think about cosmetic surgery as a means to improve one’s appearance, plastic, and cosmetic surgery are also powerful options to improve your overall health and well-being.