“Fancy” rapper Iggy Azalea isn’t shy about her plastic surgery and neither is her physician, Dr. Ashkan Ghavami. After the Australian star wished him a “happy birthday” on Instagram Sunday, the doctor explained how he transformed Azalea’s nose and breasts.
Naturally small-famed, Azalea didn’t want to go too big in her bust. “When you have small breasts and you have thin skin above it, when you go too big they look like balls, so I wanted to create as natural shape as possible, but give her enough size to proportion her tall, big-hipped frame,” Ghavami, a board certified surgeon from Los Angeles, said in an exclusive report with People Magazine Tuesday.
Azalea, 26, has a busy schedule, so rapid recovery surgery was a must. With Ghavami, Azalea was able to recover from her procedure in less than 24 hours. Prescription pain medicine wasn't needed.
“I do a flash-recovery breast augmentation,” he said. “There’s no bleeding, no bruising. I don’t put drains in, I don’t wrap you tight. You can lift your arms right away, and all we give is Motrin. She was really excited about that aspect of it.”
Another surgery Azalea admitted to was a rhinoplasty, or nose job. Ghavami fixed a deviation that blocked her breathing, slimmed down a small hump and fixed the tip, which was “wide and boxy.”
Ghavami praised Azalea for being truthful about her procedures. “Plastic surgery is nothing new, but admitting it will hopefully become a trend,” he said. “It sends a phenomenal message to say, ‘I was not born perfect.'”
The admiration is mutual. “It might seem obvious I'd hold the man I owe my fabulous nose and breasts to in high regard. But vanity aside; Ash you're hilarious as hell, talented, eclectic, a progressive thinker and someone who supports women in their choice to do what they want with their OWN bodies,” she wrote on Instagram Sunday. The post was liked more than 140,000 times by her 9.5 million followers.
Happy birthday @DrGhavami _ It might seem obvious I'd hold the man I owe my fabulous nose and breasts to in high regard. But vanity aside; Ash you're hilarious as hell, talented, eclectic, a progressive thinker & someone who supports women in their choice to do what they want with their OWN bodies (tons of men don't share that sentiment) So cheers to you! I'm proud to call you my friend. __
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