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Types of Plastic Surgery: What is the cost? How can a Personal Loan help?

Types of Plastic Surgery

Research studies in January 2021 showed that more and more people are undergoing plastic or cosmetic surgeries in India, which ranks among top 10 countries for skilled surgeons. According to the search volume data conducted by Statista, the most popular forms of cosmetic surgery are hair transplants with 30000 search results per month, and this is followed by Liposuction and Rhinoplasty with 20000 and 19000 search results per month respectively.

The terms plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are used interchangeably as both help enhance your appearance. The number of people who seek various types of plastic surgery is increasing steadily. Today you see yourself more in pictures than 10 years ago - thanks to mobile phones. As a result, looking good isn’t something one can ignore. And to do so, you may even want to change aspects of your body to look more confident or youthful. This is where plastic surgery can help.

Various types of plastic surgery

A surgical speciality, plastic surgery includes reconstruction, restoration and alteration of body parts. It is broadly classified into cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery. Cosmetic surgery, also known as aesthetic surgery, is aimed at enhancing appearance. Reconstructive surgery focuses on improving the functioning of a body part, and it involves the treatment of burns and hand surgery, microsurgery and craniofacial surgery.


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Cosmetic or Aesthetic Surgery

With this procedure, one’s appearance is aesthetically enhanced. The objective of cosmetic surgery is to improve the symmetry and proportion of a part or parts of the body to beautify them. Some common aesthetic surgery procedures are facial contouring, breast enhancement, facial rejuvenation, body contouring, hair transplantation and skin rejuvenation. The cosmetic surgery cost includes:

  • Rhinoplasty (Nose surgery) – Rs 30,000 – Rs 2,50,000
  • Face Lift – Rs 65,000 – Rs 2,00,000
  • Breast Augmentation – Rs 1,00,000 – Rs 1,50,000
  • Liposuction– Rs 40,000 – Rs 80,000
  • Tummy Tuck – Rs 1,00,000 – Rs 1,50,000

Hand Surgery

Through hand surgery, plastic surgeons restore the hand, as well as the finger function. They deal with problems such as arthritis, tendon damage and carpel tunnel syndrome. The cost of the surgery varies from Rs 1,50,000 to Rs 4,00,000.

A person’s self-confidence and self-esteem depend a lot on his or her appearance. Plastic surgery can give you a change if you feel uncomfortable about any part of your body.

Craniofacial Surgery

It specifically aims at the correction of deformities of the skull and face, and hence, it relates to congenital and acquired deformities. Craniofacial surgery includes cleft palate, cleft lip, surgery to enlarge the midface, craniosynostosis, vascular malformation, haemangioma, etc. The cost depends on the complexity of the surgery, and may be somewhere between Rs 50,000 and Rs 3,00,000.

Treatment of Burns

There are two types of burns – acute and reconstructive. An acute burn injury is handled by general surgeons, and in some cases, if it is a complex one, it should be treated in consultation with a plastic surgeon. Reconstructive burn surgery is generally performed after the healing of the burn wounds, and it is performed by a plastic surgeon. This includes altering scar tissue, which costs Rs 20,000 to Rs 50,000.  


Most plastic surgeons perform microsurgery, which includes specific procedures such as free tissue transfer, replantation and composite tissue replantation. A transfer of tissue from a part of the body to another part is free tissue transfer, while the reattachment of disconnected parts is replantation. The cost of microsurgery varied depending on the procedure performed, which is between Rs 50,000 to Rs 6,00,000.

How to finance your cosmetic surgery?

A person’s self-confidence and self-esteem depend a lot on his or her appearance. Plastic surgery can give you a change if you feel uncomfortable about any parts in your body. Nevertheless, the cosmetic surgery cost can be a hindrance if your savings are not enough for this unplanned expenses. IDFC FIRST Bank personal loans come handy to meet your plastic surgery cost. You can meet your diverse needs with the personal loans from IDFC FIRST Bank, which can be easily applied online.

With flexible repayment options and competitive interest rates, you can avail IDFC FIRST Bank’s personal loan to improve your appearance and image through cosmetic surgery. IDFC FIRST Bank offers personal loans up to 40 lakhs and the EMI starts from as low as Rs 2149 per lakh. It just takes a few minutes to apply online and submit necessary documents.

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