As it is often the case, any surgical procedure is always perceived to be scary and dangerous but surprisingly, that is not the case when it comes to plastic surgery. In fact a report released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeon and reviewed by Dr. Joffrey Mir – medical director of the Lift Body Center ( revealed that more and more people are actually undergoing through this surgical procedure. The report went on to say that there is an increase in number of people undergoing through plastic surgery as a result of advancement in medical technology that makes plastic surgery procedures safe. In addition more and more people care a lot about how they want to look and as a result they choose go through plastic surgery to get the look that they have always wanted and one that they feel comfortable with. So are you wondering which are the most popular plastic surgeries? If yes then you are in the right place because in this article, we are going to discuss top 9 most popular plastic surgeries in the world.

  1. Liposuction

Also known as lipoplasty or simply lipo, liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure that removes fat from different site on the human body. The areas of the human body where this surgical procedure is mostly done include the buttocks, thighs abdomen backs, neck and the arms. Fat is normally removed through a hollow instrument known as cannula through high pressure. A report released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reviled that liposuction is actually the most common cosmetic operation done in America with over 400,000 procedures carried out each year.

  1. Breast augmentation.

The surgical enlargement of women breast has become enormously popular with over 3500 procedures carried out every year in United States alone. Breast augmentation is a plastic surgery procedure that is done to either increase the size, alter the texture or change the shape of the breast of a woman. According to a result study conducted by the university of Florida, most women usually experience significant boost in self-esteem and positive feeling about their sexually when they undergo through breast augmentation.

  1. Eyelid surgery

Eyelid reshaping surgery also known as blepharoplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that is not medically necessary but it helps to improve your overall facial appearance. Droopy eyelid is actually one of the main reason why most people especially women consider eyelid surgery to remove and tighten excess eyelid skin so as to get a more youthful appearance. Medical research has also found out that eyelid surgery can also help to improve vision by providing a less obstructed field of view- a factor that has lured many people to undergo through this surgical procedure.

  1. Facelift (rhytidectomy)

Technically known as rhytidectomy, facelift is cosmetic surgery procedure that is usually done to remove or reduce the appearance of wrinkles and sagging of the face caused by aging. They surgeons will lift the skin literally off the face so that the tissues and the skin beneath can be tightened so that the skin can be repositioned smoothly over the face. A recent research conducted by an independent institution found out that most people are afraid of aging. That is why most people go through this surgical procedure to slow the process of aging.

  1. Tummy tuck

Technically known as abdominoplasty or lower body lift, abdominoplasty is cosmetic surgery procedure that help to remove excess skin from the adnominal area thus helping to tighten the remaining skin. Although most people may think that this cosmetic surgery procedure is mostly done by men, on the contrary, it is mostly done by women specially those who have excess skin after giving birth and those who have significantly lost weight particularly after bariatric surgery. According to American Society of Plastic Surgeon, 135,746 tummy tucks were performed in 2014, 96% of them being women.

  1. Rhinoplasty

Commonly known as nose job, Rhinoplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure that is usually performed on the noise so as to change its size, shape, form and function. This surgical procedure is usually done to patient who have an issue with their nose appearance to help them acquire a more cosmetically appealing look to help improve their self-image and confidence. Rhinoplasty is popular with both men and women and out of the 298,413 Rhinoplasty procedures done in 2014, 67% of the procedure were performed on women.

  1. Dermabrasion

Dermabrasion is a type of surgical skin planning procedure that is usually performed by a plastic surgeon to help the patient attain a smoother layer of skin. This cosmetic surgery procedure is mostly done by people with pox marks, scars from accidents, acne scars or diseases to help improve the texture and appearance of their skin. However, this surgical procedure is safe for people with light skin because if it is done by people with dark skin it can actually result to discoloration or scaring. According to American Society of Plastic Surgeon, 69,328 people received Dermabrasion in 2014.

  1. Lip augmentation.

Lip augmentation is a type of cosmetic surgery that usually aim to improve the appearance of lips by increasing its fullness through enlargement. The plastic surgeon will hollow out a portion of your lip and insert an implant so as to give it more body. It is a surgical procedure that is commonly done by women but a growing number of men are also undergoing this surgical procedure. In 2014, 50,594 lip augmentation procedures were performed 95% being done on women.

  1. Breast reduction

Technically known as reduction mammoplasty, breast reduction is a surgical procedure that aims to remove excess breast fat as well as glandular tissues and skin so as to achieve a breast size that is in proportion to the size of your body. This cosmetic surgery is mostly done by people who feel uncomfortable with their overly large breasts which are not in proportion with the size of their body. A condition known as gynecomastia is a condition that affects men and it causes them to develop breasts that resemble those of women. Men who suffer from this condition choose to undergo breast reduction procedure to get rid of excess breast. It is a very common plastic surgery procedure done by both men and women to help boost their self-esteem and confidence.