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Top Benefits of Non-Surgical Treatments over Plastic Surgeries

Top Benefits of Non-Surgical Treatments over Plastic Surgeries

Benefits of Non-Surgical Treatments

From facelift to neck lift, liposuction to breast augmentation, the rise of plastic surgeries over the past few years has multiplied at a booming rate. However, for every plastic surgery that is out there, there is an alternate option on board (albeit to different degrees) for consideration. Let’s take an insight into the advantages of non-surgical treatments over plastic surgeries.

Non-Surgeries v/s Plastic Surgeries

The debate as to which one is the better route – going under the knife or avoiding any sort of incision is the moot point here.

Sensibly speaking, aesthetic changes are better treated through non-invasive methods. After all, going under the knife is no fun, to say the least. Not to mention the humongous cost associated with it. The changes through non-surgical treatments may take time to be visible but that’s reasonable if you can avoid those knives and cuts, isn’t it?”

Advantages of Non-Surgical Treatments

Now, let us take a deeper look into the benefits of non-surgical treatments both from the medical standpoint and the end-result perspective.

Less Pain

Since non-surgical treatments are way less invasive than your typical surgical treatments, you will experience minimal pain during and after the procedures. To add to that, most of these treatments would involve the application of topical numbing cream over the concerned area before the start of the procedure. This further lessens the pain.

Less Risk

Medical studies have shown that the side-effects of non-surgical treatments include minor swellings and bruises, which can be healed in just a couple of days. If you compare this to the risks of contracting serious infections during surgeries, the results will be clear for you.

Furthermore, plastic surgeries fall under the ‘high risks, high rewards’ category. This means if you like the end-result, then good for you. If you don’t, going back is almost not an option, until and unless you want to go under the knife again.


Most of the non-surgical treatments take about 30 minutes to get completed. Besides, the preparation time for these treatments is also less. This is in sharp contrast to surgical procedures that can take up to multiple hours (sometimes they are evenly spread over a couple of days) for getting completed.

The recovery period in non-surgical operations is also way shorter than the recovery period of plastic surgeries.


You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to figure out that cosmetic surgeries are expensive. But, what may shock you is how blatantly expensive they are when compared to non-surgical treatments. After comparing surgical and non-surgical treatments, we have found that the latter costs only a fraction of the former. Being affordable by nature is undoubtedly one of the biggest advantages of non-surgical treatments.

What is the Scope for Non-Surgical Treatments?

Non-surgical treatments give you complete freedom over the changes occurring to the concerned area of your body since it doesn’t remove any muscle, bone, or skin. You will be in direct control of the adjustments happening to you since they aren’t as drastic as in plastic surgeries.

Whether it’s minimizing the signs of aging or smoothening out wrinkles, reducing double chin or augmenting lips, or even laser skin resurfacing, the scope of non-surgical treatments is more far-reaching than most people think them to be.

Surgical operations are suggested for people who want to go for dramatic changes or permanent results. This may involve decreasing or increasing the size of a particular body part, such as inserting breast implants or reduction of breasts, or even liposuction, which is essentially the removal of excess fat from under the skin of the concerned body part through suction.

With all the stories of mishaps of plastic surgeries that we see every now and then, the advantages of non-surgical treatments are becoming more and more apparent. In the Middle East, especially the UAE, its potential has been recognized immensely in the last decade by reputed medical centres such as 7DMC.

However, it should be noted that whatever treatment you go for (whether plastic surgeries or non-surgical options), you need to get a proper background check of the clinic or the doctor who will work on your treatment. Credentials of the doctors are extremely important in this regard. When you are in the hands of a professional doctor or medical centre, they will constantly take your feedback to ensure that you are happy with each and every step. Before finalizing any medical centre, go through our tips to choose the right medical centre in Dubai. It will help you in choosing the right clinic and doctor.


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