Breaking down 5 popular cosmetic procedures

Exterior of the RefinedLooks offices at 901 Riverfront Parkway in Chattanooga
RefinedLooks is located at 901 Riverfront Pkwy, Ste. 100 | Photo provided

If a cosmetic procedure is something you’ve considered, you’re not alone. Not interested in cosmetic procedures? That’s okay too. 

As technology + techniques advance, practices like RefinedLooks are able to offer a variety of both surgical + non-invasive offerings. 

Here’s a breakdown of 5 popular cosmetic procedures:

Rhytidectomy

  • Aka: Facelift
  • Goals: Tighten skin, remove fat + tone muscles 
  • Recovery: Surgeons recommend avoiding strenuous activity for 2-3 weeks 

Rhinoplasty

  • Aka: Nose surgery
  • Goals: Correct cosmetic concerns regarding the bridge, hump + nostrils 
  • Recovery: Many patients return to work after 1 week 

Blepharoplasty

  • Aka: Eyelid surgery
  • Goals: Remove excess skin to enhance appearance and/or improve vision
  • Recovery: Stitches are typically removed after 5 days + patients usually return to work in 1 week

Augmentation Mammoplasty

  • Aka: Breast augmentation
  • Goals: Improve the appearance, size + shape of breasts
  • Recovery: Regular activities may be resumed after 4 weeks

Abdominoplasty

  • Aka: Tummy tuck
  • Goals: Tighten + tone the abdomen 
  • Recovery: Many patients return to work after 2 weeks  

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