Cosmetic Surgery Law and Legal Definition

Cosmetic surgery, also referred to as aesthetic surgery, is a highly specialized area of surgery that improves undesirable physical features and reverses the physical signs of aging. Its goal is to create a more appealing and natural appearance, while achieving a more youthful and vibrant look. Some of the common cosmetic surgical procedures, among others, include:

1. Liposuction of the face and body

2. Face and neck lifts

3. Rhinoplasty (nose job)

4. Brow and forehead lifts

5. Cosmetic and functional eyelid surgery

6. Cosmetic and functional nasal surgery

7. Ear tucks

8. Facial augmentation via implants and collagen

9. Skin resurfacing and wrinkle reduction via: Laser, chemical peels and dermabrasion

10. Removal of moles and skin pathology