Cosmetic surgery is a type of plastic surgery that alters someone's appearance, it is carried out to change a healthy person’s appearance to achieve what they feel is a more desirable look. While this can have a positive impact on your self-esteem, there is no physical or medical reason to have the procedure. The cosmetic surgery benefits their health by improving their esteem. Some people can become very troubled by their natural and normal appearance. Cosmetic surgery is not risk-free, and carries the same general risks as all surgery, including infection and blood clots, as well as risks associated with the specific procedure. “There's also the risk of wound infection, bleeding and scarring, but these are rarely life-threatening or long-term. After cosmetic surgery, there will be bruising and swelling, which can take weeks or months to go down, depending on the procedure. Our cosmetic plastic surgeon will make sure to provide you suitable follow-up care.