Plastic Surgery in Iran | Iran Medical Tourism- The Best Hospitals, clinics & Doctors

Plastic surgery in Iran … Plastic or reconstructive surgery, is one of the most common surgeries performed all over the world, specifically in Iran. They are simply performed to improve appearance and enhance facial and body beauty. They include:

1- Contouring face shape or body shape, such as cheek augmentation and nose cosmetic surgery.

2- Reconstructive surgeries, including breast augmentation or reduction, surgeries for feet and hands, wound care, and microsurgery or flap procedures.

Plastic surgery is a common surgery in Iran, performed by world-famous skilled surgeons each year in all fields on patients from across the world. Nose cosmetic surgery as an example, is performed more than 25 thousand times per year in Iran.

In Iran’s modern and high-tech plastic surgery clinics and hospitals, you can undergo all sorts of plastic surgeries and be sure that you will happily achieve your desired goal. A team of highly qualified and experienced surgeons, doctors and care givers will provide you with consultation and accompany you down your recovery road.

Our experts provide you with fully detailed analysis of procedures and suggest you the most convenient way that suits your goal and medical condition that will deliver superior results.

Below is a detailed list of plastic surgeries provided by our skillful specialists in Iran:

1- Facial Contouring and Rejuvenation

Lip augmentation

Many people with thin lips choose lip augmentation as a safe and fast cosmetic procedure to have more attractive lips and looks. The procedure is done through various methods, each suitable for different people. The main procedures include lip implants, fillers, and fat transfer. Each procedure has its own advantages, and is selected by the surgeon depending on your condition and desired result. (Learn More)

Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)

There are some factors that have a negative effect on beauty of eyes. Aging and hereditary cause droopy eyelids, puffiness and bags under eyes, deformity of the eyelids, and excess skin. Not only they affect the beauty, but they also may affect vision and weaken sight. Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery is carried out to get rid of these problems. It can be done under local or general anesthesia. Blepharoplasty, being the fourth most common surgery in Iran, is carried out by our highly qualified surgeons. (Learn More)

Face lift surgery (Rhytidectomy)

As the skin loses its elasticity, sagging skin, wrinkles, and lines make people look much older. Many people prefer to have face lift surgery to look younger. Face lift surgery, also known as Rhytidectomy, is among one of the most common surgeries carried out on men and women in Iran by our highly skillful surgeons. It is done through three main procedures usually under general anesthesia. The procedures include traditional face lift, minimal access cranial suspension (MACS or mini facelift), and keyhole surgery. (Learn More)

Neck lift surgery (lower Rhytidectomy)

Many people want to get rid of unattractive sagging skin and excess fat in their neck. Fortunately, there is a very simple solution for this problem. Neck lift surgery, also known as lower Rhytidectomy, is one of the most common cosmetic surgeries done throughout the world, specifically in Iran. It is done through three main procedures, mainly under general anesthesia. (Learn More)

Double chin

Double chin occurs as a result of aging and obesity, as with aging the skin loses its elasticity and becomes droopy, and in overweight people fat is accumulated under the chin and jaw line. Double chin can be corrected by double chin reduction surgery. The surgery is done under local anesthesia, either through liposuction or skin lift depending on the patient’s condition. For obtaining a better result, the procedure can be combined with other methods like chin implant, or other cosmetic procedures helping you have a more pleasing look.

Ear correction surgery (otoplasty)

The effect of well-formed and medium sized ears on facial beauty is undeniable. However, many people are born with irregularly shaped or protruding ears, that makes them be less self-confident, limits the number of sports they can do, limits hairstyles, and etc. Fortunately, with today’s technology you can reshape or resize your ears in less than three hours without any visible scars. (Learn More)

Chin reshaping surgery (genioplasty)

Chin reshaping surgery is one of the most frequent cosmetic surgeries. It is common among people who have protruding chins or want to augment their chins to achieve a symmetrical beautiful face. The surgery is performed for four main reasons including moving the chin forward or backward, side-to-side and vertical changes. Genioplasty is carried out in two ways, and it is not painful as it seems. (Learn More)

Dimple creation or dimpleplasty 

Dimples are one of the most popular features of facial beauty. But since not all people are born with it, the request for dimple surgery is on the rise among young people in the past few years. Dimple creation surgery or dimpleplasty is a very easy surgery carried out in less than half an hour under local anesthesia. The aftercare is very simple, with an emphasis on oral hygiene. (Learn More)

Cheek augmentation surgery

Cheek augmentation is a cosmetic surgical procedure that is intended to emphasize the cheeks on a person’s face. Cheek implant surgery improves facial contours and restores lost volume.  A wide variety of facial implants are currently available for the enhancement of cheeks. Cheek implants vary widely not only in shape and style, but also in terms of the materials from which they are fabricated. (Learn More)

Eyebrow and forehead lift

Eyebrows play a crucial role in facial beauty. Several factors, including aging, cause sagging of the eyebrows, which make a person look sad and angry. Today’s skillful aesthetic surgeons, help you have a happier appearance through various safe and fast methods. Your aesthetic doctor will evaluate your medical history, and choose the most suitable method to enhance your beauty. (Learn More)

Cleft lip and palate

Lips’ influence on facial beauty is undeniable. However, some factors including congenital cleft lip and palate cause unpleasant impressions. Though, there is no need to worry, as they are treatable through surgery. Depending on the extent of the repair needed, there number of surgeries might range between one and two. (Learn More)

Forehead contouring and reduction

The purpose of the forehead surgery is to create a more feminine appearance for prominent foreheads with a bony ridge above the brows. The surgery is done under local anesthesia and takes up to 3 hours. Several methods are used for carrying out the surgery, including fat injection, bone cement, e-PTFE (Gore-Tex), and silicone sheet. (Learn More)

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for skin rejuvenation 

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is considered as one of the safest non-surgical cosmetic therapies. The basis of the therapy is injecting rich platelets into the area that needs therapy, after centrifuging the patient’s own blood for about 10 minutes. The therapy can be applied to treat wrinkles, dark circles around eyes, poor skin texture, forehead lines, smile lines, turkey neck and necklace lines, wrinkles of back of hands, and hair loss. It stimulates hair follicles, thickens thin hair. loss treatment, it stimulates hair follicles, thickens thin hair, increases hair count, and promotes new hair growth. (Learn More)

Rhinoplasty (Nose Surgery)

commonly known as a nose job, is a plastic surgery procedure for correcting and reconstructing the form, restoring the functions and aesthetically enhancing the nose. It enhances facial harmony and the proportions of your nose and can correct impaired breathing caused by structural defects in the nose.
It can also correct a variety of concerns, including a visible bump on the nasal bridge, a droopy or enlarged nasal tip, a nose that’s off-center or crooked, or asymmetry due to a previous injury. (Learn More)

Scar revision surgery

Scars are unavoidable results of injury, burns, acne, chickenpox, or surgery. In order to reduce the appearance of scars, scar revision can be done. Scar revision is a range of treatments varying from simple topical treatments to surgical revision. The aim of scar revision surgery is to minimize a scar, and blend it with the surrounding skin tone and texture. Scar revision usually takes between 30 minutes to one hour, and is performed under local anesthesia.

2- Body Contouring (Body and Breast)

Female breast augmentation, reduction

Female breast augmentation and reduction surgeries, respectively known as augmentation mammoplasty and reduction mammoplasty, are common surgical procedures to increase fullness, and balance the figure of women’s breasts. Breast volume can be diminished by injury, weight loss, deformities, breast feeding, and mastectomy. In this procedure many types of implants are used to restore or increase breast volume. Breast lift, breast implants, and reconstructive breast surgery, are other types of common procedures done to have symmetrical and shapely breasts. Depending on your surgeon’s decision, the procedure can be done using both intravenous sedation and general anesthesia. It is also noted that the effect of breast augmentation and reduction is long lasting. (Learn More)

Male breast reduction (Gynecomastia) 

In some boys or men, the breast tissue swells due to imbalance of the hormones estrogen and testosterone. This is called gynecomastia. Gynecomastia can affect one or both breasts. It may make men or boys feel embarrassed, but fortunately medication and surgery can help. In case medical therapy fails, plastic surgery is the best option for both cosmetic and medical purposes. In the procedure, your surgeon makes a small incision, and removes any extra breast tissue. Since the breast becomes smaller, it may also be needed that the nipples be repositioned. (Learn more)


Liposculpture is the best way for contouring body shape for people genetically have the tendency to accumulate pockets of fats in different parts of their bodies. Liposculture can be used to contour different parts of the body including love handles, thighs, back, calves, and so on. In this method thin micro cannulas are used to drive fat under the skin. Then the fat is suctioned away. The procedure is done under local anesthesia, or oral sedation, and leaves no obvious scar on body.


Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty, lipectomy, or lipo, is a common surgical procedure that aims to remove fat from different areas of body. Liposuction is used to remove areas of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. It can be applied to different areas of body including abdomen, thighs, back, arm, calves, and literally all body parts. In the procedure fat cells will be dislodged using thin tubes, and then suctioned out. It should be noted that liposuction does not aim to treat obesity, rather it intends to contour body by reducing body fat.

Mommy Makeover

Many areas of the body, including breasts, abdomen, waist, genitalia, and buttocks, can be affected after pregnancy. That is why many women yearn to restore the shape and appearance of their body after childbearing. A mommy makeover, a common procedure to help restore shape of body, is a combination of several procedures and techniques. Based on the patient’s needs, the procedures can include tummy tuck, breast lift, breast augmentation, buttock augmentation, liposuction, and vaginal rejuvenation. In choosing the best technique, many factors, including amount of restoration, type of implant, and placement of incisions, should be taken into consideration. (Learn More)

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

many individuals with even normal weight can develop a loose or sagging or protruding abdomen. It can be due to aging, heredity, pregnancy, prior surgery(s), and significant weight fluctuations. Tummy tuck surgery, also known as abdominoplasty, is a common plastic surgery for removing excess fat and skin. It restores weakened abdominal muscles, and creates a smoother and firmer abdominal profile. The procedure is done through general anesthesia or intravenous sedation. Your surgeon will make a vertical incision in the area between your belly button and pubic hairline. The length of the incision depends on the amount of excess skin that needs to be removed. Then your surgeon will pull down the upper abdominal skin, and will suture the remaining skin together. As a result, you will have a flatter and firmer abdominal contour, more proportionate to your body type. (Learn more)

Abdominal etching surgery

Abdominal etching surgery, also known as Ab etching, is a plastic surgery procedure that aims to flatten stomach, and also create the illusion of six-pack abs. The procedure is generally done using ultrasound energy. It is different from liposuction in that all the fat is not suctioned out in abdominal etching, and some small amounts of fat are left behind to create three dimensional muscular shapes like six-packs. It should be noted that the longevity of the surgical results depends on proper diet and exercise. The procedure takes about an hour, and can be done under either local or general anesthesia.

Butt lift (Gluteoplasty)

Many people with flat, sagging, small, or asymmetrical buttocks choose to undergo butt lift, medically known as gluteoplasty, to have rounder, fuller, symmetrical, and shapelier buttocks. The procedure is very simple and can be done under local anesthesia with sedation, but general anesthesia is more common. There are three main techniques for butt lift including traditional buttock lift, fat transfer (known as Brazilian Butt Lift or BBL), and buttock implants. It is noted that the result in of all procedures is long-lasting. (Learn More)

Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)

Excess fatty tissues or significant weight loss leave arms with saggy and droopy appearance. Like thighs, the only way to tighten the skin in the arms is through surgery. The cosmetic procedure for tightening the arm is called an arm lift or brachioplasty. In brachioplasty minimal incisions will be made between your elbow and armpit. Then the excess tissue and skin is removed, and the remaining skin is lifted. To ensure the result the procedure may be combined with liposuction. The procedure is performed under general anesthesia, and takes between 90 to 120 minutes.

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Thigh Lift

Many people prefer to have firmer and more youthful-looking thighs proportionate to their overall body image. Thigh lift surgery, also known as thighplasty, is a common plastic surgery to reshape thighs. Thighplasty reduces excess skin and fat resulting in better-proportionate lower body and thighs. Thighplasty is performed by making incisions in groin area. Then, excess fat and skin is removed. Depending on patient’s needs, a liposuction may also be used. The procedure can be done on both inner thigh and outer thigh. Your plastic surgeon will make the incisions where the scars can be hidden. The procedure takes between two or three hours, and is generally done under general anesthesia, but in some instances local anesthesia or intravenous sedation is also possible. (Learn more)

Calf Implants

Some people have shrunken lower leg due to injury or disease. Calf implants are the best option to help minimize the resultant deformity. They add buck to the calf muscles, and improve the appearance of lower legs. The procedure takes about an hour, and it is performed as an outpatient procedure. An incision will be made behind the knee, and then a silicone implant will be placed on the medial aspect of the calf. In some patients, the implants would be placed on both the medial (inner) and lateral (outer) aspects of the calf. Like any other cosmetic surgery, it can be combined with other surgeries, like liposuction of the ankle and leg, for a better result.

Nipple Correction

Some people with inverted nipples or large areola feel embarrassed about their bodies. Large nipples may also cause discomfort for some individuals. Nipple correction is a common surgical procedure, though it may not seem so. Inverted nipples or enlarged areola can be corrected and reduced, respectively, under local anesthesia, and through a simple and quick procedure. If your areola is too large and wide and not proportionate to your breast, areola reduction surgery would be required. It is noted that the treatment is available for both men and women. Also women who have had mastectomy, known as breast removal, can undergo nipple reconstruction. Your surgeon will clearly inform you about the outcome of any procedure you may undergo. The procedure will be done under local anesthesia along with intravenous sedation, and it would take between 1 to 2 hours. Basically, an incision will be made around the areola, and nipple would be lifted up and stitched to a new position.

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