Not all cosmetic surgery is necessarily an exercise of personal vanity. Some procedures are a legitimate way to solve physical problems, which can in turn alleviate emotional anguish that can be associated with certain conditions.
Breast reduction surgery can help women on two levels. Women with large breasts can suffer with chronic neck, shoulder and back pain, skin chafing, poor posture, and other health issues. Second, many women with large breasts suffer with self-esteem issues or emotional discomfort.
A blepharoplasty (eye lift) can help people who have drooping eyelids, which can interfere with the field of vision.
Enlarged breasts in men or adolescent boys due to glandular tissue or fat can weigh negatively on their self-esteem. A gynecomastia is a combination procedure whereby the surgeon removes the excess fat from the chest.
(nose job) can correct defects in the nose’s operation, as well as fix any cosmetic incongruities.
Childbirth can injure a woman’s vagina, which can make sex uncomfortable and even painful. Vaginal and labial surgery can aim to improve sexual relations and a woman’s self-esteem.