A Look At The Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures Among Women And Men

Plastic surgery has grown in popularity over the years, and more and more people are looking for aesthetic enhancements to improve their looks and boost their confidence. While plastic surgery encompasses a wide range of procedures, there are some that are the most common for both women and men. In this article, we will examine the most popular plastic surgery procedures and their importance in today's society.

Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation is a procedure to increase the size and shape of a woman's breasts. Implants are used to achieve the desired volume and symmetry. Many women choose breast augmentation to improve their self-image, restore breast volume after pregnancy or weight loss, or to counteract asymmetry problems.


Liposuction is a surgical procedure that removes excess fat deposits on specific areas of the body such as the abdomen, thighs, hips or arms. It helps contour the body and give a more sculpted look. Liposuction is popular with both women and men struggling with stubborn fat that doesn't respond to diet and exercise alone.


Rhinoplasty, commonly known as nose job, is a procedure that reshapes the nose and improves its appearance. This can be used to treat aesthetic problems such as a large or crooked nose, a bump on the bridge of the nose or a bulbous tip of the nose. The aim of rhinoplasty is to create facial harmony and improve the skin.

Eyelid surgery

Also called blepharoplasty, is performed to rejuvenate the appearance of the eyelids. Excess skin, fat and muscle are removed from the upper and/or lower eyelids, reducing drooping, puffiness and wrinkles. Eyelid surgery can make the eyes look more youthful and awake.


Facelift is a comprehensive procedure that fights the signs of aging on the face and neck. It lifts and tightens the skin and underlying tissue to reduce sagging, wrinkles and cheekbones. A facelift can restore a more youthful and fresh appearance and help people regain their confidence.


A tummy tuck, commonly referred to as a tummy tuck, is a procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal area. It also tightens the underlying muscles, resulting in a flatter and tighter stomach. A tummy tuck is often performed by people who have had significant weight loss or pregnancy and want to achieve a tighter abdominal contour.

Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is performed to reduce the size and weight of overly large breasts. This involves removing excess breast tissue, reshaping the breasts and repositioning the nipples to achieve a more proportional and balanced breast size. A breast reduction can relieve physical discomfort, improve posture and boost self-confidence.

Botox Injections

Although not a surgical procedure, Botox injections are very popular among both women and men seeking non-surgical facial rejuvenation. Botox is a neurotoxin that temporarily paralyzes certain facial muscles, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. It is commonly used to treat crow's feet, forehead lines and frown lines between the eyebrows.

Hair Transplantation

Hair transplantation is a procedure in which hair follicles are transferred from an area of the scalp (usually the back or sides) to areas of thinning hair. It can effectively restore a fuller head of hair and boost confidence in both men and women struggling with hair loss or thinning hair.

Lip Augmentation

Lip augmentation procedures such as dermal fillers or lip implants are popular with individuals who desire fuller and more defined lips. These procedures involve injecting fillers or using implants to improve the shape and volume of the lips. Lip augmentation can give the face a more youthful and attractive appearance.

It is important to note that while these procedures are frequently inquired about, it is important to consult with a qualified plastic surgeon to discuss individual goals, expectations, and potential risks associated with the procedures.

It's also worth highlighting that plastic surgery is not exclusively limited to women. Men have increasingly shown interest in various aesthetic procedures to enhance their appearance. Popular plastic surgery procedures among men include rhinoplasty, liposuction, eyelid surgery, gynecomastia surgery (to address excess breast tissue), and hair transplant procedures.


Plastic surgery has become more accessible and widely accepted as a means of improving physical appearance and self-confidence. The most common plastic surgery procedures in women include breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery, facelifts, tummy tuck, breast reduction, botox injections, hair transplants and lip augmentation. Men also turn to plastic surgery to solve certain problems and improve their appearance.

Dr. Saurabh Kumar Gupta
Associate Director
Department of Plastic, Aesthetic & Reconstructive Surgery
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