5 bizarre cosmetic surgeries you’ve never heard of


Don’t like that wrinkle? Botox! There seems to be an attitude of “if you don’t like it, fix it” when it comes to body parts you don’t like these days. Although there’s a medical risk attach plastic surgery is becoming more popular. But have you heard of these crazy procedures?

1.    Six pack creation

Why spend hours on the floor doing push ups and sit ups if you can get your cosmetic surgeon to create the abs for you. These days you can have the Hi-def liposculpture procedure done.  The combines liposuction and skin reduction. Suitable candidates are ones with excessive skin from weight loss. This procedure is not to lose weight but to sculpt your body.

2.    Palm line alteration

What better way to alter your fate than to change your palm lines then have a palm reader read you? You can change 5 to 10 lines with this procedure in which they use an electric scalpel that burns the flesh. Line alteration, which is very popular in Japan, takes about 10-15 minutes and costs about $1 000.

3.    Dimple creation

Dimples are the cutest things ever, right?  Now you can look like that person with the dimple creation procedure. The procedure is done by making a small incision inside of your cheek. An absorbable stitch is passed through the inside of the cheek and catches the surface under the skin in the spot where you want the dimple. When the suture is tied it creates the dimple on the outer skin. The scarring will cause a permanent dimple. The procedure can take 20 minutes and is apparently painless.

4.    Limb lengthening

There is finally hope for you if you’ve always dreamt of being a supermodel but height was the only thing standing in the way of you and that Vogue cover. We thought limb lengthening was a joke in the movie White Chicks – but it’s real and possible. This procedure is mostly done on patients who are diagnosed with dwarfism or have deformities. There are varies lengthening methods, one of which involves implanting devices that can lengthen the limb from within.

5.    Moustache implant

We sympathise with those who couldn’t take part in the Movember challenge of growing an amazing moustache. We can’t have it all right? So if you have been struggling with your hirsute pursuits, opt for a moustache implant. According to the Daily Mail, this procedure is popular with men from the Arab world. It can cost up to $7 000 and involves removing a strip of hair from the back of the scalp. The procedure is a hair grafting procedure, where one or two hairs are implanted at a time.

Sources: Daily Mail; afkinsider.com; nbcnews.com; cbsnews.com, hairtransplantsurgery.co.uk, limblengtheningdoc.org, businessinsider.com, liposuctionauthority.com, http://www.draharonov.com/dimple.html

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