Cosmetic surgery is no longer the exclusive preserve of the rich and famous: millions of people seek surgery every year to remove scars and blemishes, streamline the body shape and slow down the ageing process. But unbiased information about the realities of cosmetic surgery and whether it is necessary can be hard to come by. An essential resource for those in search of the body beautiful, this book tackles every question the layman might have and also considers alternative options to surgery. The Cosmetic Surgery Companion describes the surgical options available for improving each body zone, providing detailed information and clear illustrations explaining the surgery itself as well as the necessary before- and aftercare. The important thing is to make an informed choice - and with this book by your side, that won't be a problem.