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Cosmetic surgery

Cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is a type of surgery used to change a person’s appearance in order to achieve what they perceive to be a more desirable look.
Availability of cosmetic surgery
Cosmetic surgery is rarely available through the NHS. There must be overriding physical or psychological reasons for considering it as a treatment option.
Common cosmetic surgery procedures
There are many different types of cosmetic surgery procedure and it's important to find out as much as possible about any procedure you're considering.