The term cosmetic surgery covers all operations that are performed to improve or rejuvenate a person's appearance, rather than their health.
Common surgical procedures
For example, varicose veins can be removed by vein surgery. As a rule, so-called vein stripping and sclerotherapy for varicose veins are only possible with surgery. Besides the classic varicose vein operation on the legs, procedures on the chest and waist region are also very common.
These include liposuction, abdominoplasty and breast augmentation, reduction or lifting.
What is cosmetic surgery?
The term cosmetic surgery covers all operations that are performed to improve or rejuvenate the external appearance. In the chest and waist region, these include liposuction, abdominoplasty ("tummy tuck"), breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lifting and the treatment of gynaecomastia (development of a female breast form in men).