Plastic surgery Adelaide is a specialist field of medical science. It is performed to improve the appearance of the human body and it may also be used to correct traumatic or congenital defects. Cosmetic surgery can help patients gain confidence and enhance their self-image. There are many different surgical and non-surgical procedures available in plastic surgery. This article will provide an overview of some of the most popular ones.
How much does plastic surgery cost in Australia?
There were 102,404 cosmetic surgery procedures in Australia in 2018 and this number is increasing rapidly. This is less than half of what the US and Brazil have but it still puts Australia in the top 20 countries when it comes to the rate of cosmetic surgeries per capita.
While everyone would like to look their best, a few flaws in the shape and structure of the face or body are quite normal. However, these imperfections can be a source of frustration and can have an impact on one’s quality of life. Dr James Katsaros, an Australian trained and accredited Specialist Otolaryngologist, Head and Neck Surgeon and Facial Plastic Surgeon, explains that while exercise, diet or specific facial treatments can make some differences to drooping eyelids or unsightly bags under the eyes, there are some situations where surgery is required.
It is important to remember that only accredited Specialist Plastic Surgeons can perform surgical procedures. This is because only they have completed a minimum of 12 years of medical and surgical training, including 5 years of specialist postgraduate study. To find an accredited Specialist Plastic Surgeon click on the Find a Surgeon button below.