The 7 Most Popular Types of Plastic Surgery Procedures

Close up Of Person Hands Drawing Correction Lines On Stomach People have been undergoing plastic surgery for centuries, although the procedures have become more sophisticated over time. Today, there are a variety of available procedures, and each has its own benefits.

Here are 7 of the most popular types of plastic surgery procedures:

Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure that can help improve the breasts’ appearance. It can help to increase the size of the breasts, restore symmetry, or enhance the shape of the breasts. The procedure involves placing implants under the breast tissue or the chest muscle.


Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that removes excess fat from the body. It is most commonly performed on the abdomen, thighs, and buttocks but can also be used to remove fat from the arms, neck, and other areas of the body.


Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is a surgical procedure that can improve the nose’s appearance. It can occur for cosmetic reasons or correct functional problems with the nose.


Blepharoplasty, also known as eyelid surgery, is a cosmetic procedure that can improve the appearance of the eyelids. The surgery can take place on the upper eyelids, lower eyelids, or both.


An abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgery procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal area. It can also tighten the abdominal muscles to give the stomach a flatter, more toned appearance. 


A facelift is a cosmetic surgery procedure that can improve the appearance of your face. It can reduce wrinkles and lines, tighten sagging skin, and give you a more youthful appearance.

Forehead Lift

A forehead lift, also known as a brow lift, is a cosmetic procedure that can help to improve the appearance of the forehead and brow area. Brow lifts can help correct many different aesthetic concerns, such as drooping brows, wrinkles and creases in the forehead, and hooded or drooping eyelids. Occasionally, a brow lift can improve vision by adjusting brow position.

Let’s Help You Create a Better Version of Yourself

If you are considering these procedures, please schedule a consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeon in San Diego, CA. Contact Robert Kearney, M.D. today at (858) 677-9352 to schedule a consultation or to learn more about our surgical and non-surgical procedures. We serve San Diego, CA, as well as the surrounding areas.

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