Definitions for "Cosmetic Surgery"
Cosmetic surgery is a branch of plastic surgery intended to aesthetically enhance individuals. Liposuction is considered a cosmetic surgery procedure, but research is being conducted on the benefits of high volume liposuction for obese and overweight individuals.
Cosmetic surgery focuses mainly on the enhancement or beautification of specific facial or body parts. It does not necessarily include reconstruction or restoration, except in specific cases, such as rhinoplasty-where both function (breathing, etc.) and form (removal of bump, etc.) are addressed.
Surgery/treatment given to correct/reconstruct a defect caused from an injury or disease (See elective surgery/treatment).
a highly personal matter, whether it is trying to achieve that look you have always wanted or correcting a blemish that is bothering you