The hand lift is simply one of the weirder procedures that are currently gaining ground in the plastic surgery industry.
Camera-conscious women receive Juvederm injections to smooth their hands for engagement ring close-ups. The hand lift procedure costs about 1300 dollars and takes about five to 10 minutes.
Read on to learn about seven more unusual plastic surgery procedures increasing in popularity.
While real dimples are actually evidence of defective muscles, a number of plastic surgery fans are receiving dimple implants for the aesthetic effect. The quick surgery, which takes no more than 30 minutes, involves a tiny incision on the inside of the cheek.
A surgery more common in dogs, ear cropping involves removing chunks of ear cartilage. A subset of ear cropping, ear pointing creates a point at the top of the ear.
Tongue splitting cuts the tongue centrally from the tip as far back as the underside base to create a forked tongue.
According to Salon, lighter-colored nipples are considered desirable in Japan, where women bleach them with a cream, costing about 60 dollars. Nipple tattooing, on the other hand, fills in the areola to make them bigger and darker, a procedure that can help breast cancer survivors.
The most superstitious can change their fate by allowing a plastic surgeon to carve lines into the palm.
While baggy eyes are considered a sign of fatigue in the United States, they are a sign of beauty in South Korea. The plastic surgery procedure, coined Aegyo sal, makes the eyes appear larger by inserting fat directly below the eye with a small incision.
While colored contacts are temporary, iris implants permanently change eye color. The implants can help treat certain medical conditions, but they’re now performed for cosmetic reasons for the most part.
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