Which plastic surgery procedures are the increasingly image-conscious Singaporeans opting for?

22 June 2015 / 1 year 4 months ago

Sandy K
Jun 22, 2015

With Singaporeans getting more and more open to the idea of plastic surgery, the cosmetic department in Singapore has gained much traction over the last decade.

In fact, cosmetic procedures are garnering so much attention in Singapore that topics on ‘lunchtime procedures’, ‘non-invasive procedures’, ‘minimally invasive procedures’ have now found its way on dinner tables and make excellent conversation starters amongst women.

But it’s more than just a shift in mindset that has led to the significant increase in plastic surgeries performed in Singapore in recent years.

With Singapore being home to many top-notch plastic surgeons, lending help from a renowned local plastic surgeon is no longer a luxury only the Koreans can enjoy.

As the world of plastics and silicon blossoms in metropolitan Singapore, Singaporeans today no longer have to travel far and wide to get a cosmetic procedure done.

From double eyelid surgery to tummy tuck, the catalogue of cosmetic procedures is now available at our doorstep.

But with the variety of procedures catering to our every aesthetic need, it leaves us wondering, just which top 3 most procedures are the increasingly image-conscious Singaporeans, opting for?

To satisfy our curiosity, we’ve sought the profession opinion of 6 of Singapore’s most renowned plastic surgeons.

Let’s find what they’ve got to say.

Dr Evan Woo

Dr Evan Woo is not your ordinary plastic surgeon in that he is both a plastic surgeon and a breast surgeon.

Armed with his dual knowledge on oncoplastic surgey and reconstructive surgery, Dr Evan Woo offers an end-to-end service for all things breast related.

To the breast surgeon/plastic surgeon expert, Breast Augmentation, Liposuction and Cosmetic eye surgery (namely Upper Blepharoplasty) are the top three most highly sought after procedures for Singaporeans.

Dr Colin Tham

A Fellow of the Academy of Medicine (Singapore) and a committee member for the Singapore Chapter of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, Dr Colin Tham has quite a lot on his plate.

But that does not stop this eminent plastic surgeon from producing beyond excellent results, giving his patients the satisfaction of perfection.

According to Dr Colin Tham, Breast Augmentation, Vaser Liposelection and Rhinoplasty are the top three most raved about procedures in Singapore.

Dr Shenthilkumar Naidu

Dr Shenthilkumar Naidu makes the first ever South-Korean trained plastic surgeon in Singapore.

His training has taught him the art of versatility and adaptation to different techniques and styles, allowing him to produce the best possible results for his patients.

In Dr Shenthilkumar’s opinion, Vaser Liposelection, Eyebag Removal (Lower Blepharoplasty) as well as Eyelid Surgery (Upper Blepharoplasty) are the three most popular surgeries Singaporeans are looking for.

Dr Leo Kah Woon

The Secretary for both the Singapore Association of Plastic Surgeons as well as the Singapore Society of Cosmetic (Aesthetic) Surgeons for the year 2014-2015, Dr Leo has much to offer in the plastic surgery domain.

Armed with the latest techniques for both cosmetic surgery and non-invasive procedures, Dr Leo helps his patients achieve their aesthetic perfection.

For Dr Leo, Eyelid Surgery (Upper Blepharoplasty), Rhinoplasty as well as Breast Augmentation seem to be the current trend amongst Singaporeans.

Dr Marco Faria Correa Hailing from Brazil, the world leader in cosmetic surgery, Dr Marco’s stringent training in Brazil has equipped the now renowned plastic surgeon with the expertise required, to perform a phenomenal job in cosmetic enhancement and reconstruction.

When asked about the top 3 most common procedures in Singapore, Dr Marco claims that Breast Augmentation, Upper Blepharoplasty as well as Rhinoplasty take top three positions in Singapore.

Dr Harry Fok Recognizing that no two patients are the same, Dr Harry Fok customizes each of his surgeries, tweaking them according to his patient’s uniqueness.

Not only that, Dr Fok’s attention for details allows each of his surgery to be a distinct masterpiece.

When asked, Dr Harry Fok claims that Blepharoplasty, Otoplasty as well as Breast Augmentation are irrefutably the top three most common procedures Singaporeans are requesting for today.

So what are the most popular procedures for the first half of 2015?

From the opinions of the 6 distinguished plastic surgeons in Singapore, it does seem like Blepharoplasty, Rhinoplasty as well as Breast Augmentation are the current trending plastic surgery procedures, many Singaporeans are seeking for.

The desire for a pair of more alluring baby blues, a taller, sharper nose and a pair of more sizable bosoms, it is evident that Singapore has now raised its beauty bar and as we verge upon a more image-conscious society, one thing’s for sure, Singaporeans are not about to let up on this plastic surgery trend.

And with that, it leads us wondering, is the current plastic surgery scene in South Korea a foreshadowing of things to come for this sunny island; Singapore?

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