As National No Smoking Day dawns, the media will be full of exhortations to quit and stories of smokers who’ve done just that. If you are a smoker and you are considering cosmetic surgery, the reasons for giving up smoking before your procedure couldn’t be more compelling.
Having a “nose job” permanently alters the look of your face so, as with all types of cosmetic surgery, you need to think carefully before going ahead. Saying that, if you are unhappy with the shape or size of your nose, having cosmetic surgery could help you to feel better every time you look in…
Say the word “gynecomastia” and you’re likely to be greeted by blank looks. But refer to the condition by its more commonly-used name of “man boobs” or “moobs” and you’re more likely to be met with knowing nods and maybe even a titter.
Having cosmetic surgery can change your life. If there is an aspect of yourself that undermines your confidence, makes you feel uncomfortable in social situations or holds you back, having surgery can make a big difference to the way you feel.
There are probably more myths and misconceptions about plastic surgery than just about any other branch of healthcare. It’s tempting to think “there’s no smoke without fire” and this can make you feel understandably wary about some of the treatments on offer. So, how do you separate the fact from the fiction?