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Can Plastic Surgery Improve Your Self-Esteem? MARK A. SCHUSTERMAN, MD, FACS

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons American Society of Plastic Surgeons American Board of Plastic Surgery American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Texas Surgical Society Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons

Plastic surgery is often considered to be surgery a person undergoes to improve their physical appearance or to rectify some physical deformities like a cleft lip and asymmetrical breasts. Not many know that plastic surgery does more than improve your physical appearance; it inflicts many emotional and psychological benefits and helps improve your self-esteem levels.

To prove this point, a study was conducted amongst a group of people who had undergone plastic surgeries and another group of people who were interested at getting a procedure done.

Both the groups’ mental health status, life satisfaction levels and feelings of attractiveness was measured at regular intervals and it was found that those who had undergone surgery scored higher on all counts.

This thus suggested that Houston plastic surgery procedures could make many people happy. In fact, studies have also proven that plastic surgery recipients have a better perception of well being and quality of life.

To rectify physical deformities or flaws

The main reason for this is that practically everyone has a dream or need to change or improve themselves for some reason or the other. This is human nature; however it is those people who are repeatedly upset and depressed about their looks that they do not even fulfill social obligations, cannot enjoy intimate moments with partners and require professional therapy. It is these people who consider plastic surgery as a means to rectify their deformity or flaw, and thus improve their life enjoyment.

Practically all body parts that lower self-esteem levels can be operated and rectified by a plastic surgeon like rhinoplasty or a nose job, liposuction, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty or tummy tuck and facelifts.

Patients who undergo these plastic surgery procedures feel better about themselves and thus enjoy looking at themselves in the mirror. Through these procedures, they manage to defy age, eliminate uncomfortable and self-conscious blemishes and help control weight in both men and women of all ages.

Help unlock happiness

Even people who have undergone some trauma or illness benefit both emotionally and mentally from plastic surgery. Plastic surgeons can now give patients partial or complete reconstructions of their damaged body parts using sophisticated technologies.

Doctors use facial contouring and intricate microsurgery to help those suffering from accidental disfigurement, scars, skin cancer and burns to thus help restore the patient’s self-esteem levels and positive outlook on life.

It is because of all this many people who feel their happiness and self-esteem levels need a boost undergo plastic surgery to get a better body image. In fact, with the help of the right surgeon, it is now possible to unlock happiness in all those people suffering from expression and low self-esteem levels because of some body dissatisfaction.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment with the renowned plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Mark Schusterman. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

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