Types of Plastic Surgery Treatments


October, 2023

Preparing for Plastic Surgery: Making it as Easy as Possible

Embarking on a journey towards plastic surgery requires careful planning and preparation. Undergoing plastic surgery is a significant decision that can bring about positive changes in one's life. Whether it's for cosmetic enhancements or reconstructive purposes, thorough preparation is essential for a successful and smooth surgical experience. This blog aims to guide you through the steps to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible.

Types of Plastic Surgery Treatments

Here are some types of Plastic Surgery treatments

Facial Procedures:
  • Facelift: Helps to address sagging skin, wrinkles, and other signs of aging.
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty): Focuses on rejuvenating the eyelids for a more youthful look.
  • Rhinoplasty: Aims to reshape the nose for both aesthetic and functional purposes.
Body Contouring:
  • Liposuction: Removes excess fat from specific areas, improving body proportions.
  • Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty): Tightens abdominal muscles and removes excess skin for a firmer midsection.
  • Breast Augmentation/Reduction: Enhances or reduces breast size to achieve desired proportions.
Breast Reconstruction: Following mastectomy, breast reconstruction can restore a sense of normalcy and confidence for breast cancer survivors.

Non-Surgical Procedures:
  • Botox and Dermal Fillers: Minimally invasive treatments to reduce wrinkles and add volume to the face.
  • Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion: Improve skin texture and reduce imperfections.

Steps to Prepare for Plastic Surgery

Here are essential steps to prepare for plastic surgery, making the process as easy and seamless as possible:
  • Consultation and Goal Setting: Schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon. Discuss your goals, concerns, and expectations for the procedure. A skilled surgeon will provide honest feedback and help set realistic expectations.
  • Medical Evaluation and Pre-Operative Planning: Your surgeon will conduct a thorough medical evaluation to ensure you're a suitable candidate for the procedure. They will provide pre-operative instructions, including any necessary dietary or medication adjustments.
  • Create a Comfortable Recovery Space: Prepare your home for post-operative care. Stock up on essentials, arrange a comfortable resting area, and have necessary supplies like wound dressings and medications readily available.
  • Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle: Leading up to the surgery, focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Eating a balanced diet, staying hydrated, and engaging in light exercise can help optimize your body's ability to heal. Avoiding excessive alcohol and tobacco is also crucial for a smooth recovery.
  • Assemble a Post-Surgery Care Kit: Gather supplies that will aid in your post-surgery care. This may include wound care supplies, pain medications (as prescribed), comfortable clothing, and any recommended compression garments. Having these items readily available will make your recovery more comfortable and convenient.
  • Follow Pre-Surgery Guidelines: Adhere to all pre-surgery instructions provided by your surgeon. This may include fasting, avoiding certain medications, and refraining from smoking.

Anticipated Outcomes

The outcome of plastic surgery can vary depending on the procedure and individual factors. However, with proper preparation and a skilled surgeon, you can anticipate:
  • Improved Aesthetics: Plastic surgery can enhance your physical appearance, leading to increased confidence and a more positive self-image.
  • Enhanced Quality of Life: Procedures that address physical discomfort or improve functionality (e.g., breast reduction, rhinoplasty) can significantly enhance your overall quality of life.
  • Long-lasting Results: While some procedures may require maintenance, the results of plastic surgery are generally long-lasting, providing enduring benefits.


Preparing for plastic surgery involves careful planning, open communication with your surgeon, and a commitment to follow pre-operative guidelines. The benefits extend beyond physical appearance, encompassing improved confidence, enhanced physical health, and a renewed outlook on life. By approaching the process with diligence and with
 realistic expectations, you can achieve optimal results and embark on a journey toward greater self-assurance and well-being at Sakra World Hospital, a renowned center for plastic surgery in India.



Dr Narender Manickavachakan

Senior Consultant - Plastic Surgery

scam alert