Who doesn’t want to be beautiful? Plastic surgery is a practical means of achieving this need in a short time. However, as plastic surgery increases, cases of plastic surgery side effects are also increasing. Even worse, many patients did not know enough about the side effects. It is very different from knowing in advance about the side effects of plastic surgery and not. This is because, if you know the side effects in advance, you can act quickly when the side effects appear to prevent more serious side effects. Here are the 10 most common plastic surgeries and their side effects.
1. Double eyelid surgery
The most common side effects of double eyelid surgery are bleeding of the incised tissue, asymmetry of the left and right eyelids, and loosening of the area of the operated wrinkle. Double eyelids that are too thick or multiple layers of double eyelids are also side effects. In addition, there are cases in which the eyelashes are turned outward when the folds of the double eyelids are too high (ectropion). In this case, the skin must be transplanted elsewhere for corrective surgery. In addition, after corrective surgery for the ptosis of the sagging eye, there are cases where the skin does not regenerate normally, resulting in scarring. In this case, additional wound treatment is required.
The two skins above and below the front of the eyeball are called the eyelids. If these are too saggy, Blepharoplasty can be done to correct them.
Blepharoplasty removes sagging skin, muscles and fat. If the amount of eyelid removed is large, it can cause side effects that cannot be closed. Conversely, the insufficient removal of the eyelid is called “undercorrection” in medical terms. In this case, there is little surgical effect, so the patient should consider whether reoperation is necessary.
After blepharoplasty, blood may accumulate on the tarsal membrane inside the eyeball, causing severe pain and sometimes blindness. In addition, angioedema can cause asymmetry in the eyes, or the eyelids bend outwards to expose the inner conjunctiva.
3. Wrinkle removal
In the case of a procedure in which the top of the forehead is incised and the skin is pulled to remove wrinkles, the surgical site may also have side effects of angioedema or skin necrosis. There is also the possibility of facial paralysis by touching the nerves. There is also a risk of hair loss if pigment is deposited on the skin incision.
The biggest side effect of rhinoplasty is prosthesis degeneration. As the implant denatures over time, an inflammatory reaction of the nose or protrusion of the implant may be caused.
Also, depending on the person, the nose may be swollen due to an inflammatory reaction due to a specific reaction to the implant. In rare cases, the skin of the nose is necrotic due to the prosthesis, and the patient may feel a foreign sensation in the nose.
5. Breast augmentation
When a breast augmentation implant uses saline, it sometimes bursts out. In some cases, the nipple sensation may be lost, and asymmetry may occur where the right and left breasts are not well balanced. In addition, fibrous tissue may proliferate around the implant in the breast, or in severe cases, the fibrous tissue may make the breast hard and round like a ball.
6. Facial contour surgery
Facial contour surgery is a procedure that changes the contour of the face by cutting the bones of the face and repositioning it. This surgery undergoes a healing process similar to that of fracture surgery.
In the process of being cured, if it is not properly attached to the desired position, irregular fusion may appear and the shape may become strange. In addition, severe pain and swelling due to an inflammatory reaction may occur in the process where the bones are not properly attached.
After surgery, there are side effects such as hematoma in which blood clumps, bone necrosis in which bone tissue is necrotic, and damage to nerves around the surgery.
The most common side effect after liposuction is the roughness of the skin on the treated area. However, the most fatal side effect is ‘fat embolism syndrome’. Fat particles released during liposuction cause embolism in the blood vessels that supply blood to the lungs, brain, kidneys, and eyes. Eventually, it leads to lung failure and death. It is not a common side effect, and it is known that 1 in 100,000 people. In addition, if liposuction is performed too frequently or a large amount of fat is removed at once, various side effects may occur by breaking the electrolyte balance in the body.