When people think surgery, they often think of a knife and scalpel. But if the thought of being cut open doesn’t sound appealing – don’t fret. Thanks to wonderful advances in technology, you don’t always have to rely on going under the knife. In fact, many procedures you may be aware of today don’t involve cutting at all and have alternative options that are cheaper, faster, and easier for everyone involved. From your face to your legs, here’s a sampling of different cosmetic procedures to give you an idea of different options.
Wrinkles be gone
As we get older we gain wisdom and memories, which can be incredibly satisfying. But we also gain something else – wrinkles. And unfortunately, even if you don’t like wrinkles, you can’t give them back. There are, however, different options for reducing them. Many beauty products promise to protect against wrinkles or even help minimize them. Many folks also turn to facelifts, which do involve actual surgery. Not only can these be expensive, but the recovery times can be longer with more potential complications. Thankfully, there is also laser therapy for treating wrinkles. The procedure itself averages around 30 minutes and since it is not actual surgery, there is also a quicker recovery period. Since there are many options to get rid of wrinkles, be sure to do your research and find the procedure that works best for you.
Goodbye Spider Veins
Summer is coming up which means it’ll be time to break out the swim gear and show off those legs. But if you’re like some people, you might have noticeable veins on your legs that may make you feel self-conscious. There are many different variations of these veins such as spider veins, varicose veins, and reticular veins. They’re caused by many different factors including age, pregnancy, and lifestyle. For some folks, a simple injection called sclerotherapy can help improve the site. But for others, laser therapy works best and can help eliminate the smallest of veins. If you’re interested in removing spider veins or any other types of veins, check out the different options to help determine what you’d like to do.
As you can see there are many different options when it comes to cosmetic procedures. So don’t think surgery is the only option. As always, do plenty of research, meet with your surgeon, and find what works best for you